Finnish actress Rosa Honkonen selected for Tallinn Black Nights talent initiative

The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has announced the up-and-coming European actors that will participate in the inaugural edition of its talent programme, Screen Stars Tallinn, Screen reports.

The line-up features talent from the Baltic Sea region: Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, and Germany. From Finland, we have Rosa Honkonen, who earlier this year starred in the Finnish film Lauri Mäntyvaaran tuuheet ripset (pictured). She is currently filming in Selma Vilhunen’s [+] upcoming film, Stupid Young Heart.

Louis Hofmann, an actor from German, starred in the Danish occupation drama Land of Mine [+].


The Screen Stars Tallinn participants are:

  • Maiken Schmidt (Estonia)
  • Hendrik Toompere jr (Estonia)
  • Rosa Honkonen (Finland)
  • Louis Hofmann (Germany)
  • Lena Morris (Germany)
  • Elina Vaska (Latvia)
  • Gelmine Glemžaite (Lithuania)
Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.