The 42nd International LeipzigFestival for Documentary & Animated Films took place in Leipzig, Germanyfrom October 26 - October 31, 1999. 49 films from 13 counties were shown incompetition this year. The jury was comprised of Jayne Pilling (GreatBritain), Silke Parzich (Germany), and Andrei Zolotouchin (Russia). Thefollowing awards were presented:
Goldene Taube, WHEN THE DAYS BREAKS by Wendy Tilby and Amanda Frobis,Canada, 1999.
Silberne Taube, PINOCCHIO by Gianluci Toccafondo, Italy, 1999 and NIGHT OFCARROTS by Priit Pärn, Estonia, 1998.
Special Prize, OUTER SPACE by Peter Cherkasky, Austria, 1999.
Special Mention, FIREHOUSE by Baerbel Neubauer, Germany, 1998.
Audience Prize, A BOUT DU MOND (AT THE END OF THE WORLD) by KonstantinBronzit, France, 1999.