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The fourth annual


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European Film Festival, Kilkenny. 23–29 November 2015

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About the festival


November 23rd sees the return of Ireland’s only film festival of popular subtitled European films – and a fantastic line up of filmmakers and stars, celebrated on Sunday night at the Angela Awards, hosted by Pauline McLynn and the Camembert Quartet.


The SUBTITLE European Film Festival provides a unique opportunity to catch some of the most popular European films that rarely show up at the multiplex. And a chance to meet its filmmakers and stars. If you’re looking for provocative, funny, accessible and smart European films, then SUBTITLE is for you!

The festival brings together a selection of European films that invites you to see cinema in a whole new way. Many of the films in the 2015 SUBTITLE programme have never been screened theatrically in Ireland and there’s a fair number of Irish festival premieres in there too; this year we are delighted to screen 5 modern classics during the week and we are very excited to host our first world premiere: STATUS: SINGLE, a new romantic comedy with Russia’s brilliant star actor, Danila Kozlovsky, who will be in Kilkenny. We are also presenting a ‘Secret Screening’ with the director and leading actress in attendance — and it’s a cracker!

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For our 2015 edition, we are presenting 29 films. We have a terrific collection of thrillers, dramas and comedies from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Belgium, France, Spain, Poland, The Netherlands, Russia, Lithuania, Greece, Estonia and Georgia. We are very excited about the mix of movies available and we are confident that there’s something on offer for all tastes. There will be over 150 guests in Kilkenny for the festival, including over 40 brilliant European actors and some of the finest casting directors on the planet.

Pauline McLynn hosting The ANGELAS European Film Awards at SUBTITLE Festival Kilkenny
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SUBTITLE’s inaugural festival was held in November 2012 and was a huge success. It showcased some of the finest films and most talented filmmakers from across Europe and used Kilkenny city as its impressive backdrop. It closed on the Sunday evening with the inaugural Angela European Film Awards, where European talent across disciplines was celebrated – from actors, directors and composers to production designers, casting directors and beyond.

So join us this November. Come and see the films, meet the makers and savour the talent!


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