Shooting Stars 2017

Interview with Hannah Hoekstra (The Netherlands): “I think that everybody needs to be a feminist”

  Hannah Hoekstra (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) A graduate of the Amsterdam Theatre School, Hannah Hoekstra received a Best Actress Award at the Dutch Film Festival 2012 for her lead role in Sacha Polak’s “Hemel”. She was cast in Bobby

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Interview with Tudor Aaron Istodor (Romania): “I want to work all over the world”

Tudor Aaron Istodor (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) Tudor Aaron Istodor worked with such Romanian directors as Lucian Pintilie, Paul Negoescu and Radu Muntean before graduating from the National University of Drama and Cinematography (UNATC) in 2009. He has since appeared

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Interview with Alessandro Borghi (Italy): “If you want to work in Cinema, you have to love it, not practice it”

Alessandro Borghi (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) After appearing in several TV series, Alessandro Borghi attracted the audience’s attention in 2015 with his lead role in Claudio Caligari’s “Don’t Be Bad,” which earned him the Nuovolmaie Talent Award as Best Newcomer

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Interview with Victória Guerra (Portugal): “I can’t imagine myself being in a huge blockbuster”

Victória Guerra (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) The British-Portuguese actress Victória Guerra has starred in international productions such as “Cosmos” by the late Polish director Andrzej ?u?awski and “Casanova Variations” by Michael Sturminger, where she was cast alongside John Malkovich. Damian

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Interview with Esben Smed (Denmark): “I don’t like being photographed and standing in awkward positions”

Esben Smed (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) A graduate of the Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2013, Esben Smed started off his career with Danish auteur Nils Malmros, playing roles in “Aching Hearts” and “Sorrow and Joy.” Soon after,

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