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Béla Tarr is Master of Cinema at Valletta Film Festival 2019

Acclaimed Hungarian Film Director Béla Tarr will be a special guest at the fifth edition of Valletta Film Festival taking place between Friday 14 and Sunday 23 June 2019, where he will preside as this year’s Master of Cinema. The director, whose films are often listed amongst the best films ever produced, will be attending […]

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Film Grain Foundation Launches Poster for Valletta Film Festival 2019

The poster image for the fifth edition of the Valletta Film Festival (VFF) has been launched by Film Grain Foundation, organisers of the ten-day event, which is taking place between the 14th and 23rd June 2019. Designed by Jovan Lakic, a long-time collaborator of Valletta Film Festival it presents an abstract, colourful, vibrant, summery feeling […]

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Valletta Film Festival’s Competition to Focus on Cinema of Small Nations

Pjazza Teatru Rjal to showcase high-quality productions including festival winners, cult pictures and restored films. Films originating from thirty-four small nations in Europe, Middle East and North Africa will be the only productions eligible to participate in the competitive strand of Valletta Film Festival. The first edition of this competition open to feature-length films and […]

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Film Grain Foundation Launches Valletta Film Lab

Film Grain Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of VALLETTA FILM LAB, a training and development platform open to filmmakers from Malta and other European small nation states. The platform, the first of its kind in Malta, is being set up with the financial support of Arts Council Malta through the Creative Industries Platform. The […]

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Valletta Film Festival’s participation at other film festivals

The 2018 edition might be over but our work doesn’t end there. Indeed, our programmers have received a number of invitations to travel to other festivals as jury members, special guest or to present a selection of Maltese titles. ILE COURTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 9th – 13th October 2018           […]

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Call for Malta Short Films

In February 2019, Valletta Film Festival will be travelling to the world capital of short film – Clermont-Ferrand in France – together with a select number of Maltese filmmakers who will be given the chance to exhibit their work to an audience of industry professionals. If you are interested in joining Valletta Film Festival at […]

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Call for Projects – 2019 Euro Connection XI

  What is Euro Connection? Each year 13 short film projects are selected across Europe to participate in Euro Connection. The producers of the selected projects are invited to present their projects to an audience of potential co-producers. The invitation includes a travel grant, hotel accommodation, meals and a free accreditation to the Short Film […]

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Valletta Film Festival 2019 dates announced

Film Grain Foundation is pleased to announce that the fifth edition of Valletta Film Festival will take place from Friday 14 to Sunday 23 June 2019. Valletta Film Festival is Malta’s biggest cinematic event showcasing over 40 feature films and 25 short films from all over the world. The festival takes places at various venues around […]

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Day One – Valletta Film Festival Starts Today

Valletta, the smallest capital city of Europe and European Capital of Culture 2018 turns into a cinema for 10 days. Check the latest details about the first day of the festival by reading the first edition of the festival’s daily paper. Hardcopies of the paper are available at the venues of the festival and the box […]

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St. Bernard Syndicate to open Valletta Film Festival 2018

The Danish comedy St. Bernard Syndicate by Mads Brügger (The Ambassador, The Red Chapel) is the Opening Film at the fourth edition of Valletta Film Festival. The Opening Ceremony and Screening will take place on Friday 8 June 2018 at the flagship venue of the festival, the open-air theatre of Pjazza Teatru Rjal. This first fiction […]

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