‘Palio’ to close Valletta Film Festival

‘Palio’ a documentary film that world premiered a few weeks ago at the Tribeca Film Festival, will be premiered in Malta as the closing film of the Valletta Film Festival on Sunday 21st June 2015. The film tells the untold story behind the famous Palio di Siena and has been described as ‘a rare kind of documentary – muscular and […]

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Valletta Film Festival in Cannes

Members of the Film Grain Foundation will be attending the largest film event of the year – Cannes Film Festival Stay tuned to this website and follow us on our Facebook and Twitter pages to learn about the films that will soon be screening at the first edition of the Valletta Film Festival. See you in June!        

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Roland Joffé – Head of Jury

Palme d’Or Winner and Oscar® nominated director Roland Joffé will be heading the international jury of the first edition of the Valletta Film Festival. Joffé is one of the few directors—if any—to enter the cinematic medium with Oscar® nominations for each of his first two motion pictures. It marked an auspicious beginning for Roland Joffé […]

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Promotional Video of Valletta Film Festival

This is a short video produced to promote the first edition of Valletta Film Festival. It highlights the various aspects of the film festival and shows fantastic footage of Valletta including the open air venues that will be used to turn the City into a Cinema. The opening animation features two distinctive buildings that make up Valletta’s […]

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‘Taxi’ to open Valletta Film Festival

The Film Grain Foundation is pleased to announce that the Iranian film ‘Taxi’ by Jafar Panahi, Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival last February will open the first edition of the Valletta Film Festival on Monday 15th June 2015.The film stars Panahi as a taxi driver shuttling people around the City of Tehran. Full of political charged content, […]

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Volunteer Programme Launched

Film Grain Foundation is currently receiving applications from individuals interested in volunteering for the first edition of the Valletta Film Festival. You can see a detailed presentation about the festival’s volunteer programme by opening this link. Interested individuals are invited to fill in the Volunteer Programme Application Form by not later than Tuesday 31st March 2015. Should you have any questions please […]

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Launch of Volunteer Programme

The Film Grain Foundation will be launching a Volunteer Programme for anyone interested in volunteering for the first edition of the Valletta Film Festival. We’re looking for volunteers to assist with promotion, hospitality, administration and operations. An information meeting will be held at St James Cavalier on Saturday 7th March at 1100hrs. Should you be […]

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Volunteering For Valletta Film Festival

Film festivals rely on the dedication of volunteers. The Film Grain Foundation will soon initiate a volunteer programme for those who want to help in the organisation of the Valletta Film Festival. We are interested in volunteers, from Malta or elsewhere, who have a commitment to supporting independent film. For more information you can email […]

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