24 Short Films to Compete for Best Short Film at Valletta Film Festival 2019

Twenty-four short films will compete in the first edition of Cinema of Small Nations Competition – Short Film section that will be held during the fifth edition of the Valletta Film Festival.

Films from twelve small nations will participate in the competition including four films from Malta.

The selection will be divided into four programmes and will be screened at Valletta Campus Theatre. An international jury will adjudicate the films.

Full list of films in competition below:

A Small Detail by Mladen Stanic (Croatia) 

Audition by Elena Kairytė (Lithuania) 

Chasm by Ana Trebše (Slovenia)

Contact by Samir Syriani (Lebanon) 

Fence by Lendita Zeqiraj (Kosovo) 

Filfla by Fabrizio Ellul (Malta) 

Imbued Life by Ivana Bosnjak (Croatia) 

In Between by Samir Karahoda (Kosovo) 

Mama by Vladimir Kott (Estonia, Russia) 

Misplaced Memories by Ivana Radić (Croatia) 

Nest. A Movie About Two People and Two Birds by Ričardas Matačius (Lithuania) 

New Neighbours by Riho Västrik (Estonia) 

O Land of Wrath by Adrian Camilleri (Malta) 

Prisoner of Society by Rati Tsiteladze (Georgia) 

Profit by Miro Drobný (Slovakia) 

Quartz by Odeta Riškutė and Klaudija Matvejevaite (Lithuania)

Sure Sign by Marjo Viitala (Finland) 

Teofrastus by Sergei Kibus (Estonia) 

The Dog Man by Samuel Sultana (Malta) 

The Sound by Antony Petrou (Cyprus) 

The Unusual Bath of Mister Otmar by Niko Radas (Croatia) 

Three August Days by Madli Lääne (Estonia) 

Touch Me by Eileen Byrne (Luxembourg, Germany) 

Vitor by Paul Portelli (Malta) 

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