SUBTITLE European Film Festival

| November 20, 2013 | Comments (0)


SUBTITLE European Film Festival  ( 25th Nov – 1st Dec 2013, Kilkenny)

Where cinema speaks one language



The final preparations are being made in Kilkenny city for the second installment of SUBTITLE European Film Festival, which runs from Monday 25th November – Sunday 1st December. Featuring 70 screenings of 36 popular films from over 13 countries across Europe, the Festival will make you see cinema in a different way.


SUBTITLE has already gained a reputation as an actors’ festival, and 2013 will see a stellar line up of European talent, many of whom would be recognisable faces. Additional guests confirmed for the Festival include:

·     Agnieszka Grochowska star of Oscar nominated In Darkness
·     prominent Danish actors Allan Hyde (known for True Blood) and Morten Suurballe (known for The Killing)
·     Russian actors Evgenia Brik, Masha Andreeva and Yuri Kolokolnikov (upcoming star of Game of Thrones)
·     Finnish star of 8-Ball Jessica Grobowsky
·     Spanish actor, Clara Lago will be joining Counsinhood co-star Antonio de la Torre (Volver)
·     Acclaimed Netherlands actors Martijn Lakemeier, Marwen Kenzari and Hannah Hoekstra
·     Bosnian star of Children of Sarajevo Marija Pikic
·     Finnish star of Toronto hit Heart of a Lion, Peter Franzén
·     Borgen, The Killing and A Hijacking star, Pilou Asbæk
·     Laura Birn, Finnish Shooting Star 2013 and Finnish leading man Jasper Pääkkönen
·     Poland’s young rising star Jakub Gierszal

Who will be joining:

·     Norwegian actor Aksel Hennie, star of crossover hit Jo Nesbø’s Headhunters,
·     Russian star of the forthcoming Vampire Academy Danila Kozlovsky
·     Rising star from the Netherlands Hannah Hoekstra
·     Prominent Danish actor Nikolaj Lie Kaas (known for The Killing)


The Festival will open and close with Irish premieres of two new Russian films – electric crime drama The Major and epic disaster movie Metro, both part of the RESURGENT RUSSIA season at the Festival, a unique and exciting look at modern Russian cinema. The CRIMEWATCH season will present some of the best examples of the genre, including Finnish star director Aku Louhimies’ (who will attend the festival) gripping 8-Ball and Oscar nominated Revanche. Audiences will also get a chance to see the highlights of the 2012 Festival with the RE:VIEW season bringing back some of the most popular films for a second look. Featuring Polish historical drama In Darkness, Norwegian comedy thriller Jackpot and crime thriller Headhunters, Danish rom-com Truth About Men and the Swedish drama Pure.


SUBTITLE will present popular films from European countries such as Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, France, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Bosnia, in the Set at Langton’s, Cleere’s, the Watergate Theatre and the Cinemobile, which will roll into town for the weekend. For more information and updates about the Festival, join the Festival mailing list on the website or connect via Facebook /SubtitleFest or Twitter @SubtitleFest


The inaugural SUBTITLE Festival proved a huge success, showcasing some of the finest films and most talented filmmakers from across Europe in the magnificent city of Kilkenny. The Festival featured 44 films across 70 screenings alongside a number of free public talks and events from some of Europe’s leading writers, directors, composers and actors. The 2012 Angela European Film Award recipients included GAME OF THRONES star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and THE HOBBIT’S Mikael Persbrandt, and as a direct result from connections made at the Festival, actors Jakub Gierszal is currently filming Dracula, Morten Sasse Suurballe got a role in Vikings and Robert de Hoog got a role in Crossing Lines.. Other guests included Jim Sheridan, Robert Sheehan and Charlie Murphy and also Amy Huberman, Pauline McLynn and Tom Hickey.


SUBTITLE. Talent written right there on the screen





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