16/06/2017 - 20:45
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
FORTUNATA

Fortunata has a difficult life, she’s the mother of an eight year old daughter with a failed marriage behind her. She works as a hairdresser in people’s houses, leaving from the outskirts to cross the city, going to the homes of the well-off to do women’s hair. Fortunata fights every day with determination to achieve […]

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17/06/2017 - 11:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME A

‘A Girl Like You’ – Gianluca Mangiasciutti & Massimo Loi (Italy) 15 min Inseparable friends, Aurora and Alba, are very different from one another. One lives in compliance with the rules imposed by her parents, the other  is independent and free. One day Alba convinces Aurora to embark on a journey to a secret and […]

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17/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
1:54

1:54 is a psychological thriller about a high school student who is pushed to the edge because of the pressure he endures and where human limits reach the point of no return. At the age of 16, Tim is an intelligent but shy young man gifted with a natural athletic ability for running. However, the […]

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17/06/2017 - 14:30
FONKO

The great music revolutions of our times have come from Africa, and the next one is brewing there right now. Soon, our local music industries will be swamped with it. Afrobeats, Azonto, Kuduro and South African House are club music styles based on traditional rhythms, becoming a means of expressing the identity for an entire […]

Full Info
17/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
HOME

Home focuses on a group of youngsters and the adults that surround them. Both find it difficult to communicate and to understand each other’s closed-off world. Into this community of two struggling generations arrives 17-year-old Kevin. He starts an apprenticeship at his aunt’s store and moves in with her and her family. Kevin quickly adapts […]

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17/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
GOODBYE BERLIN

While his mother is in rehab and his father is on a ‘business trip’ with his assistant, 14-year-old outsider Maik is spending the summer holidays bored and alone at his parents’ villa, when rebellious teenager T schick appears. T schick, a Russian immigrant and an outcast, steals a car and decides to set off on […]

Full Info
17/06/2017 - 19:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BREXITANNIA

Almost a year after the Brexit vote here is the first documentary on the subject. On/off. Yes/no. Leave or Remain? While referenda always divide people, Brexit did so in a manner unprecedented in modern British history: old pitted against young, nationalists against migrants, the countryside against the city, and “the people” against “the elite”. But […]

Full Info
17/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
FORTUNATA

Fortunata has a difficult life, she’s the mother of an eight year old daughter with a failed marriage behind her. She works as a hairdresser in people’s houses, leaving from the outskirts to cross the city, going to the homes of the well-off to do women’s hair. Fortunata fights every day with determination to achieve […]

Full Info
17/06/2017 - 21:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
RUMBLE – THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD

RUMBLE: Indians Who Rocked the World tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and others, RUMBLE shows how these talented Native […]

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17/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
WOODPECKERS

Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic’s Najayo Prison. His romance, with fellow prisoner Yanelly, must defeat the distance that separates them by using a sign language created by the inmates in Najayo, called “Woodpecking”, enabling them to effectively communicate and develop personal and even intimate relationships without the knowledge of […]

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17/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
INSYRIATED

Trapped inside her house in a city under siege, Oum Yazan, mother of three, turned her flat into a safe harbor for her family and neighbors, trying to protect them from the war outside. When bombs threaten to destroy the building, when snipers turn the courtyards into deadly zones and burglars break in to claim […]

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17/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
EWROPEJ

An anthology of five short films focusing on Maltese identity in a European context produced by Film Grain Foundation with the support of Arts Council Malta. ** FREE SCREENING **  

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17/06/2017 - 22:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
BURNING BIKINIS

The film takes inspiration from a Maltese urban legend in which bikinis were bought in bulk and burnt in a public square in Malta in the 1960s. In the same period several women were arrested in Malta and taken to Court for wearing bikini, concurrently Archbishop Mikiel Gonzi requested the then Prime Minister Borg Olivier to […]

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18/06/2017 - 11:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME B

‘Half a Man’ – Krisitina Kumric (Croatia,France) 20min A war is raging nearby. It’s a huge day for 10-year-old Mia and 12-year-old Lorena whose father is being released from the camp where he spent the last three months as a war prisoner.  The family will finally be back together, but will they be able to find […]

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18/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
SWAGGER

Swagger takes us into the heads of eleven children and adolescents with surprising personalities growing up in the heart of the poorest housing estates of France. The film makes us see the world through their very personal and unexpected perspectives, their funny and incisive thoughts. By unravelling a mosaic of characters and blending different genres, including […]

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18/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BURNING BIRDS

In a small village in Eastern Sri Lanka in 1989, after her husband was abducted, tortured and murdered by a paramilitary group, 37 year old Kusum has to fight to look after her eight children and mother-in-law all by herself. After a series of unsuccessful odd jobs, where she is constantly abused physically and sexually, […]

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18/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
FILTHY

Filthy is the coming-of-age story of the seventeen year-old Lena. In love with a boy for the first time, Lena longs for freedom and adventure. Her world is shattered instantly when her teacher, whom all her classmates have a crush on, rapes her in her own home. Instead of sharing her trauma, Lena keeps it […]

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18/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
FORTUNATA

Fortunata has a difficult life, she’s the mother of an eight year old daughter with a failed marriage behind her. She works as a hairdresser in people’s houses, leaving from the outskirts to cross the city, going to the homes of the well-off to do women’s hair. Fortunata fights every day with determination to achieve […]

Full Info
18/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
INSYRIATED

Trapped inside her house in a city under siege, Oum Yazan, mother of three, turned her flat into a safe harbor for her family and neighbors, trying to protect them from the war outside. When bombs threaten to destroy the building, when snipers turn the courtyards into deadly zones and burglars break in to claim […]

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18/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
BAD LUCKY GOAT

After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father’s truck, two incompatible siblings in their teenage years, embark on a journey of reconciliation. Corn and Rita must find a way to repair the truck in time to pick up the tourists that will be staying at the family’s hotel. As they struggle to find the […]

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18/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
SPOOR

Duszejko, an eccentric retired construction engineer, an astrologist and a vegetarian, lives in a small mountain village on the Czech-Polish border. One day her beloved dogs disappear. A few months later she discovers a dead body of her neighbour, a poacher. The only traces leading to the mysterious death are those of roe deer hooves […]

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18/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
DELICATE BALANCE

  Three stories in three different continents intertwined in Frágil Equilibrio: two Japanese executives in Tokyo whose lives are in the vicious cycle of working in corporations and consumerism, a sub Saharan community in the Gurugú Mount, near the Melilla border between Africa and Europe risk their lives every day trying to cross over to the First […]

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19/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME C

‘A Place For Myself’ by Clementine Dusabejambo, Rwanda, 22 minutes When five year old albino girl, Elikia realizes that she is  ‘different’ from her schoolmates, her mother encourages her to find a place for herself. ‘Lejliet’ by Matthew James Ellul, Malta, 13 minutes Gaetano, a sexton at the local parish, is alone on the church rooftop […]

Full Info
19/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
WOODPECKERS

Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic’s Najayo Prison. His romance, with fellow prisoner Yanelly, must defeat the distance that separates them by using a sign language created by the inmates in Najayo, called “Woodpecking”, enabling them to effectively communicate and develop personal and even intimate relationships without the knowledge of […]

Full Info
19/06/2017 - 17:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BREXITANNIA

Almost a year after the Brexit vote here is the first documentary on the subject. On/off. Yes/no. Leave or Remain? While referenda always divide people, Brexit did so in a manner unprecedented in modern British history: old pitted against young, nationalists against migrants, the countryside against the city, and “the people” against “the elite”. But […]

Full Info
19/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
1:54

1:54 is a psychological thriller about a high school student who is pushed to the edge because of the pressure he endures and where human limits reach the point of no return. At the age of 16, Tim is an intelligent but shy young man gifted with a natural athletic ability for running. However, the […]

Full Info
19/06/2017 - 19:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BIRDSHOT

Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While venturing deep into the mountains, she spots an endangered Philippine Eagle, a protected national symbol, in the forest. Maya shoots and kills the bird. Unaware of her crime, she brings the carcass home, hoping to prove herself to her father. Soon […]

Full Info
19/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
SPOOR

Duszejko, an eccentric retired construction engineer, an astrologist and a vegetarian, lives in a small mountain village on the Czech-Polish border. One day her beloved dogs disappear. A few months later she discovers a dead body of her neighbour, a poacher. The only traces leading to the mysterious death are those of roe deer hooves […]

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19/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
SICILIAN GHOST STORY

In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the code of silence and collusion that surrounds her, and to find him she descends into the dark world which has swallowed him up and which has a […]

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19/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
THE GROWN UPS

A group of friends with Down Syndrome have attended to the same school for over 40 years, and they don’t want to continue complying with school obligations. Most of their parents are dead, and none of them thought their kids would outlive them. They always believed that when their parents die, they would be able […]

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19/06/2017 - 21:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
TASTE OF CEMENT

In Beirut, Syrian construction workers are building a skyscraper while at the same time their own houses at home are being shelled. The Lebanese war is over but the Syrian one still rages on. The workers are locked in the building site. They are not allowed to leave it after 7p.m. The Lebanese government has […]

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19/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
FISHERS OF MEN

The creation of MOAS was one family’s reaction to the European migration crisis that they saw unfolding in the waters of the Mediterranean. Fishers of Men is a documentary film that follows the Catrambones as they embark on the MOAS journey and gives an inside view into the work of the NGO throughout their time […]

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20/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
THE GROWN UPS

A group of friends with Down Syndrome have attended to the same school for over 40 years, and they don’t want to continue complying with school obligations. Most of their parents are dead, and none of them thought their kids would outlive them. They always believed that when their parents die, they would be able […]

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20/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME D

‘The Republic of Enchanters’ by Jérémy Trouilh and Fanny Liatard, France, 13 min Ghislaine dances on the roof, Kamel grooms himself and Salomon lies to his brother. All together, they tell the story of suburban Paris, a Republic of enchanters. ‘A Girl Goes For Dinner’ by Jack Perry, United Kingdom, 15 min A young woman meets an […]

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20/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
BAD LUCKY GOAT

After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father’s truck, two incompatible siblings in their teenage years, embark on a journey of reconciliation. Corn and Rita must find a way to repair the truck in time to pick up the tourists that will be staying at the family’s hotel. As they struggle to find the […]

Full Info
20/06/2017 - 17:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
RUMBLE – THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD

RUMBLE: Indians Who Rocked the World tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and others, RUMBLE shows how these talented Native […]

Full Info
20/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
HOME

Home focuses on a group of youngsters and the adults that surround them. Both find it difficult to communicate and to understand each other’s closed-off world. Into this community of two struggling generations arrives 17-year-old Kevin. He starts an apprenticeship at his aunt’s store and moves in with her and her family. Kevin quickly adapts […]

Full Info
20/06/2017 - 19:00
FONKO

The great music revolutions of our times have come from Africa, and the next one is brewing there right now. Soon, our local music industries will be swamped with it. Afrobeats, Azonto, Kuduro and South African House are club music styles based on traditional rhythms, becoming a means of expressing the identity for an entire […]

Full Info
20/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
SICILIAN GHOST STORY

In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the code of silence and collusion that surrounds her, and to find him she descends into the dark world which has swallowed him up and which has a […]

Full Info
20/06/2017 - 21:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
TOKYO IDOLS

Girl bands and their pop music permeate every moment of Japanese life. Following an aspiring pop singer and her fans, Tokyo Idols explores a cultural phenomenon driven by an obsession with young female sexuality, and the growing disconnect between men and women in hyper-modern societies.

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20/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
COLUMBUS

While his father is in a coma, Jin finds himself stuck in an unusual Midwestern city renowned for its modernist buildings. Though not fond of architecture, Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey, a bright girl who works at the city library (avoiding college and her future), and she shows him the local marvels. With […]

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20/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
LA FAMILIA

Twelve-year-old Pedro roams the streets with his friends, raised by the violent urban atmosphere around him in a working class district of Caracas. After Pedro seriously injures another boy in a rough game of play, single father Andrés decides they must flee to hide. Andrés will realize he is a father incapable of controlling his […]

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20/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
LAND OF LIGHT

Five children run from their Syrian village, that is being destroyed by the war. Their leader is Raisa, her goal to find the Land of Light, a peaceful, dreamlike place without fear and violence that she dreamed about. But the journey there means countless dangers, when she leads the children through the horros of the […]

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21/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN

  A monstrous scientist, Krank, residing in a surrealist society, kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process. Denree is one of the children who has been spirited off to the island. His big brother One, a harpoon-wielding mountain of a man, sets out on a rescue mission. Once he […]

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21/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
BURNING BIRDS

In a small village in Eastern Sri Lanka in 1989, after her husband was abducted, tortured and murdered by a paramilitary group, 37 year old Kusum has to fight to look after her eight children and mother-in-law all by herself. After a series of unsuccessful odd jobs, where she is constantly abused physically and sexually, […]

Full Info
21/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME A

‘A Girl Like You’ – Gianluca Mangiasciutti & Massimo Loi (Italy) 15 min Inseparable friends, Aurora and Alba, are very different from one another. One lives in compliance with the rules imposed by her parents, the other  is independent and free. One day Alba convinces Aurora to embark on a journey to a secret and […]

Full Info
21/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
THE GROWN UPS

A group of friends with Down Syndrome have attended to the same school for over 40 years, and they don’t want to continue complying with school obligations. Most of their parents are dead, and none of them thought their kids would outlive them. They always believed that when their parents die, they would be able […]

Full Info
21/06/2017 - 17:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
TASTE OF CEMENT

In Beirut, Syrian construction workers are building a skyscraper while at the same time their own houses at home are being shelled. The Lebanese war is over but the Syrian one still rages on. The workers are locked in the building site. They are not allowed to leave it after 7p.m. The Lebanese government has […]

Full Info
21/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
GOODBYE BERLIN

While his mother is in rehab and his father is on a ‘business trip’ with his assistant, 14-year-old outsider Maik is spending the summer holidays bored and alone at his parents’ villa, when rebellious teenager T schick appears. T schick, a Russian immigrant and an outcast, steals a car and decides to set off on […]

Full Info
21/06/2017 - 19:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BOY ON THE BRIDGE

Cyprus 1988. Twelve-year old Socrates spends the hot summer days hurtling through the street of his sleepy mountain village on his bicycle, setting off home-made firecrackers and tormenting the local residents. He wears his grandfather’s military beret with pride, dreaming of being a war hero like he once was. His carefree life comes to an […]

Full Info
21/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
COLUMBUS

While his father is in a coma, Jin finds himself stuck in an unusual Midwestern city renowned for its modernist buildings. Though not fond of architecture, Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey, a bright girl who works at the city library (avoiding college and her future), and she shows him the local marvels. With […]

Full Info
21/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
DAPHNE

Hectic days and late nights. Londoner Daphne is caught up in the daily rush of her restaurant job, and a nightlife kaleidoscope of new faces. She is strong, funny, and acerbic but deep down she is not happy. Stuck in a rut, she can’t move forward. When she saves the life of a shop keeper, […]

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21/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN

After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have […]

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21/06/2017 - 21:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
THE GOOD POSTMAN

A small Bulgarian village just by the Turkish border has found itself in the middle of a European crisis, as at nights asylum seekers sneak passing the border. The forgotten village has become the most important secret loophole of Europe. Ivan, the local postman, has a vision. He decides to run for mayor and turn the […]

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22/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
DELICATESSEN

Clapet is a butcher who owns a run-down apartment building in post-apocalyptic France. The building is in constant need of a handyman, because Clapet routinely butchers them and sells them as food. The latest in the long ling of disposable workers is Louison, a former circus clown desperate for work and lodging. But this time […]

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22/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
BIRDSHOT

Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While venturing deep into the mountains, she spots an endangered Philippine Eagle, a protected national symbol, in the forest. Maya shoots and kills the bird. Unaware of her crime, she brings the carcass home, hoping to prove herself to her father. Soon […]

Full Info
22/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME B

‘Half a Man’ – Krisitina Kumric (Croatia,France) 20min A war is raging nearby. It’s a huge day for 10-year-old Mia and 12-year-old Lorena whose father is being released from the camp where he spent the last three months as a war prisoner.  The family will finally be back together, but will they be able to find […]

Full Info
22/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
LA FAMILIA

Twelve-year-old Pedro roams the streets with his friends, raised by the violent urban atmosphere around him in a working class district of Caracas. After Pedro seriously injures another boy in a rough game of play, single father Andrés decides they must flee to hide. Andrés will realize he is a father incapable of controlling his […]

Full Info
22/06/2017 - 17:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
TOKYO IDOLS

Girl bands and their pop music permeate every moment of Japanese life. Following an aspiring pop singer and her fans, Tokyo Idols explores a cultural phenomenon driven by an obsession with young female sexuality, and the growing disconnect between men and women in hyper-modern societies.

Full Info
22/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
SWAGGER

Swagger takes us into the heads of eleven children and adolescents with surprising personalities growing up in the heart of the poorest housing estates of France. The film makes us see the world through their very personal and unexpected perspectives, their funny and incisive thoughts. By unravelling a mosaic of characters and blending different genres, including […]

Full Info
22/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
DAPHNE

Hectic days and late nights. Londoner Daphne is caught up in the daily rush of her restaurant job, and a nightlife kaleidoscope of new faces. She is strong, funny, and acerbic but deep down she is not happy. Stuck in a rut, she can’t move forward. When she saves the life of a shop keeper, […]

Full Info
22/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
THE BLACK PIN

Father Peter is afraid that universe is indifferent. God no longer intervenes. His wife has abandoned him. His son only rebels against him. And his mother seldom recognizes him thanks to Alzheimer’s. All Peter wants is a moment of peace but he becomes an obstacle to a large property sale in his seaside parish. And […]

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22/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
ARABIA

Andre is a young boy that lives in an industrial neighborhood in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, near an old aluminum factory. Once a week, his aunt Márcia, a voluntary nurse at the community hospital, visits him and his younger brother to help them with the domestic tasks, while their mother is away. One day, one […]

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23/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT

Mathilde is told that her fiancé has been killed in World War I. She refuses to believe this, however, and begins trying to find out what actually happened on the battlefield the night he was supposedly killed, enlisting the help of a private investigator. During her search, she stumbles across evidence of the inhumane and […]

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23/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
BOY ON THE BRIDGE

Cyprus 1988. Twelve-year old Socrates spends the hot summer days hurtling through the street of his sleepy mountain village on his bicycle, setting off home-made firecrackers and tormenting the local residents. He wears his grandfather’s military beret with pride, dreaming of being a war hero like he once was. His carefree life comes to an […]

Full Info
23/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME C

‘A Place For Myself’ by Clementine Dusabejambo, Rwanda, 22 minutes When five year old albino girl, Elikia realizes that she is  ‘different’ from her schoolmates, her mother encourages her to find a place for herself. ‘Lejliet’ by Matthew James Ellul, Malta, 13 minutes Gaetano, a sexton at the local parish, is alone on the church rooftop […]

Full Info
23/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
ARABIA

Andre is a young boy that lives in an industrial neighborhood in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, near an old aluminum factory. Once a week, his aunt Márcia, a voluntary nurse at the community hospital, visits him and his younger brother to help them with the domestic tasks, while their mother is away. One day, one […]

Full Info
23/06/2017 - 17:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
THE GOOD POSTMAN

A small Bulgarian village just by the Turkish border has found itself in the middle of a European crisis, as at nights asylum seekers sneak passing the border. The forgotten village has become the most important secret loophole of Europe. Ivan, the local postman, has a vision. He decides to run for mayor and turn the […]

Full Info
23/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
FILTHY

Filthy is the coming-of-age story of the seventeen year-old Lena. In love with a boy for the first time, Lena longs for freedom and adventure. Her world is shattered instantly when her teacher, whom all her classmates have a crush on, rapes her in her own home. Instead of sharing her trauma, Lena keeps it […]

Full Info
23/06/2017 - 19:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BEUYS

Beuys, the man with a hat, some felt, and the Fettecke. Thirty years after his death he still seems to be a visionary, way ahead of his time. Back then he was trying to patently explain how “money shouldn´t be a commodity.” He knew that money trade would undermine democracy. But there´s more. Beuys boxes, […]

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23/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
THE BLACK PIN

Father Peter is afraid that universe is indifferent. God no longer intervenes. His wife has abandoned him. His son only rebels against him. And his mother seldom recognizes him thanks to Alzheimer’s. All Peter wants is a moment of peace but he becomes an obstacle to a large property sale in his seaside parish. And […]

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23/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
RADIANCE

Misako is a passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired. At a screening, she meets Nakamori, an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. Misako soon discovers Nakamori’s photographs, who will strangely bring her back to her past. Together, they will learn to see the radiant world that was invisible to her eyes.

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23/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
TOM OF FINLAND

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds post-war Helsinki rampant with homophobic persecution, and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his […]

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23/06/2017 - 21:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
EVERYDAY HEROES

Five children share with us their everyday life, their doubts and joys. Imad, Ambre, Charles, Tugdual and Camille have been diagnosed with serious pathologies, which make them both very mature and self-aware of the power of now. But above all, they remain children. Directed by Anne Dauphine Julliand, Everyday Heroes is a documentary about the power […]

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24/06/2017 - 21:00
Pjazza San Ġorġ
AMELIE

A young woman discretely orchestrates the lives of the people around her, creating a world exclusively of her own making. Shot in over 80 Parisian locations, acclaimed director Jean-Pierre Jeunet invokes his incomparable visionary style to capture the exquisite charm and mystery of modern-day Paris through the eyes of a beautiful ingénue.

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24/06/2017 - 11:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME D

‘The Republic of Enchanters’ by Jérémy Trouilh and Fanny Liatard, France, 13 min Ghislaine dances on the roof, Kamel grooms himself and Salomon lies to his brother. All together, they tell the story of suburban Paris, a Republic of enchanters. ‘A Girl Goes For Dinner’ by Jack Perry, United Kingdom, 15 min A young woman meets an […]

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24/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
1:54

1:54 is a psychological thriller about a high school student who is pushed to the edge because of the pressure he endures and where human limits reach the point of no return. At the age of 16, Tim is an intelligent but shy young man gifted with a natural athletic ability for running. However, the […]

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24/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
EVERYDAY HEROES

Five children share with us their everyday life, their doubts and joys. Imad, Ambre, Charles, Tugdual and Camille have been diagnosed with serious pathologies, which make them both very mature and self-aware of the power of now. But above all, they remain children. Directed by Anne Dauphine Julliand, Everyday Heroes is a documentary about the power […]

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24/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
SWAGGER

Swagger takes us into the heads of eleven children and adolescents with surprising personalities growing up in the heart of the poorest housing estates of France. The film makes us see the world through their very personal and unexpected perspectives, their funny and incisive thoughts. By unravelling a mosaic of characters and blending different genres, including […]

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24/06/2017 - 17:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BEUYS

Beuys, the man with a hat, some felt, and the Fettecke. Thirty years after his death he still seems to be a visionary, way ahead of his time. Back then he was trying to patently explain how “money shouldn´t be a commodity.” He knew that money trade would undermine democracy. But there´s more. Beuys boxes, […]

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24/06/2017 - 18:00
Embassy Cinemas
ARABIA

Andre is a young boy that lives in an industrial neighborhood in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, near an old aluminum factory. Once a week, his aunt Márcia, a voluntary nurse at the community hospital, visits him and his younger brother to help them with the domestic tasks, while their mother is away. One day, one […]

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24/06/2017 - 19:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
LITTLE BUDDHO

Budo is young, rich, and incurably egotistical. When his father fails to save the son of a gangster during surgery, the gangster swears to take Budo’s life in revenge. Budo is packed off to Belgrade, where a double-deal leads him straight into the arms of the gangster’s heavies. One of them takes pity on Budo, […]

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24/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
TOM OF FINLAND

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds post-war Helsinki rampant with homophobic persecution, and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his […]

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24/06/2017 - 20:45
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
BRIGHT SUNSHINE IN

Isabelle, single mom, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.

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24/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
MARLINA THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS

In the heart of the remote hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, lives alone. One day, a gang comes to attack, rape her and strip her of her cattle. To defend herself, she kills several of these men, including the leader. Determined to achieve justice, she embarks on a journey towards her […]

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24/06/2017 - 21:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN

After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have […]

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25/06/2017 - 14:00
Embassy Cinemas
MARLINA THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS

In the heart of the remote hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, lives alone. One day, a gang comes to attack, rape her and strip her of her cattle. To defend herself, she kills several of these men, including the leader. Determined to achieve justice, she embarks on a journey towards her […]

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25/06/2017 - 14:30
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
BEUYS

Beuys, the man with a hat, some felt, and the Fettecke. Thirty years after his death he still seems to be a visionary, way ahead of his time. Back then he was trying to patently explain how “money shouldn´t be a commodity.” He knew that money trade would undermine democracy. But there´s more. Beuys boxes, […]

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25/06/2017 - 16:00
Embassy Cinemas
BRIGHT SUNSHINE IN

Isabelle, single mom, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.

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25/06/2017 - 18:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
RADIANCE

Misako is a passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired. At a screening, she meets Nakamori, an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. Misako soon discovers Nakamori’s photographs, who will strangely bring her back to her past. Together, they will learn to see the radiant world that was invisible to her eyes.

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25/06/2017 - 20:30
Embassy Cinemas
25/06/2017 - 21:00
Spazju Kreativ, St. James Cavalier
25/06/2017 - 21:00
Herbert Ganado Gardens
BRIGHT SUNSHINE IN

Isabelle, single mom, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.

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