The Portuguese actress Alba Baptista was honoured at the Subtitle European Film Festival in Ireland with the Revelation (female) award, announced the organization of the initiative.
Alba Baptista is on the list of 12 winners in this year’s edition of the festival, which ran until Sunday, sent to Lusa agency by the organization. According to the same source, the Portuguese actress received the prize from the Danish actor Kim Bodnia, in a ceremony that took place on Sunday night in Kilkenny.
Alba Baptista, 21, finished in 2012 the course of interpretation of ACT – School of Actors, after which worked both in film and television.
In the movies, he was part of the cast of films such as ‘Leviano’ by Justin Amorim, ‘Miami’ by Simão Cayatte, ‘Caminhos Magnétykos’ by Edgar Pêra, and ‘Tudo que imagino’ by Leonor Noivo.
On television, he was part of, for example, the cast of series such as ‘Daughter of the Law’ and ‘Country Brother’, and soap operas such as ‘The Impossible’ and ‘Double Play’.
Last year, another Portuguese actor, Nuno Lopes, had been honoured at the Subtitle European Film Festival.
Nuno Lopes was awarded the prize for his role in Marco Martins’ ‘São Jorge’, with which he had already received the award for best actor in the section Horizons (new values) of the Venice festival.
The Subtitle is dedicated to showcasing recent European films in debut in Ireland and has the presence of several actors, actresses and directors of casting.