SUBTITLE European Film Festival drew to a close yesterday, Sunday 1st December, with the second Angela Awards, celebrating excellence in European filmmaking. Actors honoured at the awards included Norwegian actor Aksel Hennie (known for his role in the crossover hit Jo Nesbø’s Headhunters), Finnish actor Peter Franzén (who will shortly be seen on screens starring alongside Sean Penn in The Gunman), Russian actor Danila Kozlovsky (star of the forthcoming Vampire Academy alongside Gabriel Byrne) and Danish actor Pilou Asbaek (star of TV hit Borgen).
The Awards were hosted by actress and author Pauline McLynn in The Set Theatre, Kilkenny, with a host of luminaries attending, including director Jim Sheridan, actors Robert Sheehan, Amy Huberman, Laurence Kinlan, Sean McGinley, Tom Hickey, Peter O’Meara, Aisling Franciosi, Morten Suurballe (The Killing), Allan Hyde (True Blood) writer David Caffrey and Harry Potter producer Tanya Seghatchian in attendence amongst many others.
At the awards, Jim Sheridan also presented Emmy Award winning casting director Avy Kaufman with a Lifetime Achievement Angela. Kaufman was the casting diector for films as diverse as The Sixth Sense, The Life of Pi, Lincoln and Shame. She has also worked with Jim Sheridan casting many of his films.
SUBTITLE presents popular films from European countries such as Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, France, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Bosnia, across 7 days, featuring 70 screenings of 36 popular films from over 13 countries across Europe, the Festival makes you see cinema in a different way.
Full List of Winners:
Pilou Asbaek, Denmark, Actor (pictured)
For his role in: A Hijacking
Agnieszka Grochowska, Poland, Actor
For her role in: Walesa
Aksel Hennie, Norway, Actor
For his role in: Ninety Minutes
Peter Franzén, Finland, Actor
For his role in: Heart Of A Lion
Danila Kozlovsky, Russia, Actor
For his role in: Soulless
Antonio De La Torre, Spain, Actor
For his role in: Grupo 7
Marija Pikic, Serbia, Actor
For her role in: Children Of Sarajevo
Jakub Gierszał, Poland, Actor
For his role in: Suicide Room
Laura Birn, Finland, Actor
For her role in: Purge
Hannah Hoekstra, Netherlands, Actor
For her role in: Hemel
Jessica Grobowsky, Finland, Actor
For her role in: 8-Ball
Marwan Kanzari, Netherlands, Actor
Per-Erik Eriksen, Norway, Editor
Avy Kaufman, US, Casting Director
Lifetime Achievement: Casting