14/06/2019 - 20:45
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
AURORA

One night at a hot-dog stand in Finnish Lapland, a commitment-phobic party animal, Aurora, meets Iranian Darian. Darian suddenly asks her to marry him. Darian needs to marry a Finnish woman to get an asylum for himself and his daughter. Aurora turns him down, as she is busy working as a nail technician and plans to move to Norway, away from her […]

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15/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
A COLONY

Mylia, a timid 12-year-old child, is about to leave her native countryside to begin high school. Lost in this new hostile environment, she copes as well as she can, sometimes awkwardly, dealing with the absurdities, discomforts and small victories of adoles-cence. Along the way she encounters Jimmy, a young indigenous outsider from the neighbouring reserve, […]

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15/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
BINTI

Binti (12) was born in Congo but has lived with her father Jovial (40) in Belgium since she was a baby. Despite not having any legal documents, Binti wants to live a normal life, and dreams of becoming a famous vlogger like her idol Tatyana. Elias (11) runs his ‘save-the- okapi-club’ without the help of […]

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15/06/2019 - 15:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
AURORA

One night at a hot-dog stand in Finnish Lapland, a commitment-phobic party animal, Aurora, meets Iranian Darian. Darian suddenly asks her to marry him. Darian needs to marry a Finnish woman to get an asylum for himself and his daughter. Aurora turns him down, as she is busy working as a nail technician and plans to move to Norway, away from her […]

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15/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
CONSEQUENCES

18-year-old Andrej is sent to a youth detention centre due to problematic behaviour. There, he meets Željko, the informal leader of the detainees. Upon discovering Andrej’s secret, Željko soon begins to take advantage of him; Andrej’s sense of responsibility and moral integrity are put to a trial. Ultimately, he must choose between Željko and his reckless lifestyle and staying true […]

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15/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
THE HYPNOTIST

Hypnosis and cold war paranoia in the north. The incredible story about Finnland’s own Rasputin, the hypnotist and compulsive liar Olliver Hawk.

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15/06/2019 - 18:00
Spazju Kreattiv
STARS BY THE POUND

Lois, 16, has only one dream: becoming an astronaut. However, although she’s gifted in physics, she has a big problem: Lois weighs over 200 pounds – a family trait she’s inescapably stuck with. Then, just when everything seems lost, Lois meets Amélie, Stannah, and Justine: three teenagers shattered, like her, by life’s tough breaks; yet […]

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15/06/2019 - 19:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
A DOG CALLED MONEY

A uniquely intimate journey through the inspiration, writing and recording of a PJ Harvey record. Seeking first-hand experience of the countries she wanted to write about, Harvey accompanied Murphy on some of his worldwide reporting trips, joining him in Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Washington DC. Harvey collected words, Murphy collected images. Back home, the words become […]

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15/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
CAPRI-REVOLUTION

The year 1914, and Italy is about to go to war. A commune of young North Europeans has found on Capri the ideal place to live their lives and practise their art. But the island has its own powerful identity, in the person of a young woman, a goatherd named Lucia (Marianna Fontana). The film […]

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15/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
SIBEL

25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey’s Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area. Rejected by her fellow villagers, she relentlessly hunts down a wolf that is said to be prowling in the neighbouring […]

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16/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
THE HYPNOTIST

Hypnosis and cold war paranoia in the north. The incredible story about Finnland’s own Rasputin, the hypnotist and compulsive liar Olliver Hawk.

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16/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
CALL ME INTERN

Unpaid interns strike back. Frustrated by the injustices of unpaid internships, Nathalie and David set out to land an internship so they can expose the system from the inside, in an act of millennial gonzo-filmmaking. David ends up working at the United Nations, while living in small blue tent on the Geneva lakefront. This action […]

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16/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
BANGLA

Phaim, a young Muslim of Bangladeshi origins, born in Italy 22 years ago, lives with his family in Rome’s multiethnic Torpignattara neighbourhood, works as a museum steward, and plays in a band. At a concert, he meets Asia, his exact opposite: pure instinct and no rules. The attraction between them is immediate, and Phaim will have to […]

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16/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SIBEL

25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey’s Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area. Rejected by her fellow villagers, she relentlessly hunts down a wolf that is said to be prowling in the neighbouring […]

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16/06/2019 - 18:00
Spazju Kreattiv
TWIN FLOWER

A dark drama about companionship, lost innocence, and shared destiny. Two teenagers — one on the run from the immigrant trafficker her father used to work for, the other an illegal migrant from the Ivory Coast — form an unlikely but powerful bond as they travel together across the harsh and beautiful Sardinian landscape.

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16/06/2019 - 19:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
WINTER’S YEARNING

A cinematic documentary film about dreams, lives on hold, and the human capacity to rise again. When an American industrial giant decides to build their next plant in a remote town off the west coast of Greenland, the massive billion-dollar project is welcomed with excitement. An opportunity for a town in decline to turn things […]

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16/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
VARDA BY AGNÈS

The last film by film director and artist Agnès Varda, the “Queen of French Cinema” who died on 29 March 2019 aged 90. This unpredictable documentary from a fascinating storyteller sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to what she calls “cine-writing,” traveling from Rue Daguerre in Paris to Los Angeles […]

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16/06/2019 - 21:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
OLEG

Belgium, today. Oleg is a young Latvian butcher. He arrives in Brussels in the hope of getting a better salary in a meat factory. His experience turns short after being betrayed by a colleague. Alone in a country where he doesn’t belong, he quickly falls under the yoke of Andrzej, a Polish criminal… Premiered at […]

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16/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
FLATLAND

The world of lonely, middle-age policewoman Beauty Cuba changes forever when she receives a call for help from Billy, the lost love of her life who has recently been re-arrested for murder. Beauty returns to her home town of Beaufort West, deep in the heart of the surreal landscape of the Karoo semi-desert and quickly […]

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17/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
WINTER’S YEARNING

A cinematic documentary film about dreams, lives on hold, and the human capacity to rise again. When an American industrial giant decides to build their next plant in a remote town off the west coast of Greenland, the massive billion-dollar project is welcomed with excitement. An opportunity for a town in decline to turn things […]

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17/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
CONSEQUENCES

18-year-old Andrej is sent to a youth detention centre due to problematic behaviour. There, he meets Željko, the informal leader of the detainees. Upon discovering Andrej’s secret, Željko soon begins to take advantage of him; Andrej’s sense of responsibility and moral integrity are put to a trial. Ultimately, he must choose between Željko and his reckless lifestyle and staying true […]

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17/06/2019 - 15:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
A DOG CALLED MONEY

A uniquely intimate journey through the inspiration, writing and recording of a PJ Harvey record. Seeking first-hand experience of the countries she wanted to write about, Harvey accompanied Murphy on some of his worldwide reporting trips, joining him in Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Washington DC. Harvey collected words, Murphy collected images. Back home, the words become […]

Full Info
17/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
VARDA BY AGNÈS

The last film by film director and artist Agnès Varda, the “Queen of French Cinema” who died on 29 March 2019 aged 90. This unpredictable documentary from a fascinating storyteller sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to what she calls “cine-writing,” traveling from Rue Daguerre in Paris to Los Angeles […]

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17/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
FLATLAND

The world of lonely, middle-age policewoman Beauty Cuba changes forever when she receives a call for help from Billy, the lost love of her life who has recently been re-arrested for murder. Beauty returns to her home town of Beaufort West, deep in the heart of the surreal landscape of the Karoo semi-desert and quickly […]

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17/06/2019 - 18:30
Spazju Kreattiv
THE NIGHT PORTER

Lucia Atherton, a concentration camp survivor originally from Austria, is the wife of an American orchestra conductor. In 1957, she recognises the night porter in a Viennese hotel as the SS officer, former Nazi Maximilian Aldorfer, who tormented her in the camp. He in turn immediately recognises the young woman, with whom he had a […]

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17/06/2019 - 19:15
Valletta Campus Theatre
WHERE MAN RETURNS

A man, a dog, a cabin near the sea. Steinar, age 75, has chosen to live a life in communion with nature. He lives in an isolated, frozen universe at the outermost point of Europe, barely one kilometer from the Norwegian-Russian border.

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17/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
SYNONYMS

Yoav, a young Israeli, is determined to wipe out his origins and become French. In Paris, he abandons the Hebrew language and strives in all sorts of ways to find a new identity. He mutters French words he picks up from his French dictionary but after a while he learns that being French also comes […]

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17/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
A COLONY

Mylia, a timid 12-year-old child, is about to leave her native countryside to begin high school. Lost in this new hostile environment, she copes as well as she can, sometimes awkwardly, dealing with the absurdities, discomforts and small victories of adoles-cence. Along the way she encounters Jimmy, a young indigenous outsider from the neighbouring reserve, […]

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17/06/2019 - 21:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
ERASED

Ana gives birth at the local hospital and everything goes well. There is only a small problem with the paperwork – her file is not on the computer. A temporary loss of data seems to be caused by a software glitch, nothing to worry about. Within a few days, Ana is entangled in a web […]

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18/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
WHERE MAN RETURNS

A man, a dog, a cabin near the sea. Steinar, age 75, has chosen to live a life in communion with nature. He lives in an isolated, frozen universe at the outermost point of Europe, barely one kilometer from the Norwegian-Russian border.

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18/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
CALL ME INTERN

Unpaid interns strike back. Frustrated by the injustices of unpaid internships, Nathalie and David set out to land an internship so they can expose the system from the inside, in an act of millennial gonzo-filmmaking. David ends up working at the United Nations, while living in small blue tent on the Geneva lakefront. This action […]

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18/06/2019 - 14:30
Valletta Campus Theatre
SYNONYMS

Yoav, a young Israeli, is determined to wipe out his origins and become French. In Paris, he abandons the Hebrew language and strives in all sorts of ways to find a new identity. He mutters French words he picks up from his French dictionary but after a while he learns that being French also comes […]

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18/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
ISLANDER

In 1877, Alfred Von Rodt, an aristocrat from Bern, became governor of a tiny Chilean island. For 28 years, he undertook numerous projects with the aim of developing the agricultural and fishing resources of his ‘little kingdom’. The tale of an unusual man determined to break from his past, and an examination of the daily […]

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18/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
MASTER CLASS – LILIANA CAVANI

Masterclass on Tuesday 18th June at 1700hrs at Valletta Campus Theatre, Valletta During this class Liliana Cavani will discuss the distinctive features of her craft of directing film. The event will be introduced by Prof Gloria Lauri-Lucente and moderated by Prof Gaetana Marrone Puglia. The session will also be open to questions from the audience. […]

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18/06/2019 - 18:00
Spazju Kreattiv
THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL

Kabul under Taliban rule. Two neighborhoods and two couples. One conservative – Atiq and Mussarat have been married for 20 years and are deeply engrained in the traditions of Afghan life. Atiq works as the chief guard at the women’s prison. Mussarat is very ill and fights to remain a strong woman till the very […]

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18/06/2019 - 19:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME A

#Profit (Who’s Next) by Miro Drobný (Slovakia) – 23min – Mockumentary Oleg and Vadim are the world’s best-known roof-toppers. With cameras on their heads and without any safety harness whatsoever, they illegally conquer one skyscraper after another.  Only the beautiful Angela upstages them. They decide to take her to climb with them up a building […]

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18/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
TREMORS

Pablo is a 40-year-old married father of 2 wonderful children. A role model and a practicing evangelical Christian, his perfect traditional life begins to crack when he falls in love with a man. Pablo finds his feelings in conflict with beliefs. And his life becomes a hell of repressive intolerance when his family and his […]

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18/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
YAO

From his village in northern Senegal, Yao is a 13-year-old boy ready to do anything to meet his hero: Seydou Tall, a famous French actor. Invited to Dakar to promote his new book, the latter goes to his country of origin for the first time. To fulfill his dream, the young Yao organizes his fugue […]

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18/06/2019 - 21:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
DEEP CUTS

Violence in all its forms, is the thematic framework of the 3-story anthology feature film, Deep Cuts.  Cherries: The carefree summer of ten-year-old Jakov is eroded by tense family relations. A tragic series of events make him revolt. The White Bone Death: A children’s game turns into a dramatic event for both the children and […]

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19/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
DEEP CUTS

Violence in all its forms, is the thematic framework of the 3-story anthology feature film, Deep Cuts.  Cherries: The carefree summer of ten-year-old Jakov is eroded by tense family relations. A tragic series of events make him revolt. The White Bone Death: A children’s game turns into a dramatic event for both the children and […]

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19/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
ISLANDER

In 1877, Alfred Von Rodt, an aristocrat from Bern, became governor of a tiny Chilean island. For 28 years, he undertook numerous projects with the aim of developing the agricultural and fishing resources of his ‘little kingdom’. The tale of an unusual man determined to break from his past, and an examination of the daily […]

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19/06/2019 - 15:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
ERASED

Ana gives birth at the local hospital and everything goes well. There is only a small problem with the paperwork – her file is not on the computer. A temporary loss of data seems to be caused by a software glitch, nothing to worry about. Within a few days, Ana is entangled in a web […]

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19/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
BINTI

Binti (12) was born in Congo but has lived with her father Jovial (40) in Belgium since she was a baby. Despite not having any legal documents, Binti wants to live a normal life, and dreams of becoming a famous vlogger like her idol Tatyana. Elias (11) runs his ‘save-the- okapi-club’ without the help of […]

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19/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME B

Contact by Samir Syriani (Lebanon) – 21min – Fiction A sniper living alone on a country’s border shoots refugees attempting to cross. One day, he finds an audiotape on one of his victims, her war diary. He begins to listen. Mama by Vladimir Kott (Estonia, Russia) – 19min – Fiction Two young social workers are […]

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19/06/2019 - 18:00
Spazju Kreattiv
CAPRI-REVOLUTION

The year 1914, and Italy is about to go to war. A commune of young North Europeans has found on Capri the ideal place to live their lives and practise their art. But the island has its own powerful identity, in the person of a young woman, a goatherd named Lucia (Marianna Fontana). The film […]

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19/06/2019 - 19:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME C

The Sound by Antony Petrou (Cyprus) – 15 min – Fiction Beth lives a quiet rural life with her parents, on their secluded family farm. When her fragile mother begins to hear a mystery sound that nobody else can hear, the family are unsure what to make of it. Soon, the sound becomes a source […]

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19/06/2019 - 21:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME D

Quartz by Odeta Riškutė (Lithuania) – 5 min – Fiction In wintertime, school authorities introduce quartz lamp sessions – so that children could receive a missing vitamin D amount. But sixth-grader Jokūbas, cares more about a cool classmate, sadly this is a one-sided feeling. During the first quartz lamp session, the boy bravely violates the […]

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19/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
GHOST TROPIC

After a long day at work, fifty-eight-year-old Khadija falls asleep on the last subway train. When she wakes up at the end of the line, she has no choice but to make her way home on foot. On her nocturnal journey, she finds herself compelled to ask for and give help to the other inhabitants […]

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19/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
THE WHISTLERS

Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the law. Embarked by the  beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of treachery and deception. A secret whistling language spoken on the Spanish island of La Gomera might […]

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20/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME A

#Profit (Who’s Next) by Miro Drobný (Slovakia) – 23min – Mockumentary Oleg and Vadim are the world’s best-known roof-toppers. With cameras on their heads and without any safety harness whatsoever, they illegally conquer one skyscraper after another.  Only the beautiful Angela upstages them. They decide to take her to climb with them up a building […]

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20/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
GHOST TROPIC

After a long day at work, fifty-eight-year-old Khadija falls asleep on the last subway train. When she wakes up at the end of the line, she has no choice but to make her way home on foot. On her nocturnal journey, she finds herself compelled to ask for and give help to the other inhabitants […]

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20/06/2019 - 15:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME B

Contact by Samir Syriani (Lebanon) – 21min – Fiction A sniper living alone on a country’s border shoots refugees attempting to cross. One day, he finds an audiotape on one of his victims, her war diary. He begins to listen. Mama by Vladimir Kott (Estonia, Russia) – 19min – Fiction Two young social workers are […]

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20/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
THE NIGHT PORTER

Lucia Atherton, a concentration camp survivor originally from Austria, is the wife of an American orchestra conductor. In 1957, she recognises the night porter in a Viennese hotel as the SS officer, former Nazi Maximilian Aldorfer, who tormented her in the camp. He in turn immediately recognises the young woman, with whom he had a […]

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20/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SONS OF DENMARK

One year after a major bomb attack in Copenhagen, radicalisation around the country has intensified and ethnic tensions are running high. The next parliamentary election is near, and the extremely nationalist politicial leader Martin Nordahl is set for a landslide victory. 19-year old Zakaria gets involved in a radical organisation, where he forms a bond […]

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20/06/2019 - 19:00
Spazju Kreattiv
STARS BY THE POUND

Lois, 16, has only one dream: becoming an astronaut. However, although she’s gifted in physics, she has a big problem: Lois weighs over 200 pounds – a family trait she’s inescapably stuck with. Then, just when everything seems lost, Lois meets Amélie, Stannah, and Justine: three teenagers shattered, like her, by life’s tough breaks; yet […]

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20/06/2019 - 19:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
THE BAND

This creative, cinematographic story chronicles the birth of the Gypsy Band Lomnické Čháve in the difficult social circumstances of a Roma settlement in Eastern Slovakia. Their dream journey to find success is a powerful, inspirational story of hope and desire, full of emotions, electrifying Roma music and kind humour. We tell the tender story of […]

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20/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
BAĦAR ŻMIEN (OF TIME AND THE SEA)

On an island an old man wracked with dementia dreams he was once a king. Together with his two daughters they exist in the wake of a bizarre malady of mysterious origin on a land devoid of animal life. Following a series of encounters with an obnoxious neighbour, a Chinese billionaire desperate to contract the […]

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20/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

Brittany, France, 1760. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young lady who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day and secretly paints her at night. Intimacy and attraction grow between the […]

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20/06/2019 - 21:30
Valletta Campus Theatre
A SHELTER AMONG THE CLOUDS

Besnik is a lonely shepherd and devoted Muslim, haunted by unfulfilled love. He is the son of a Catholic mother and formerly Communist father whom he takes care of in an Albanian village in the mountains. Up here, Christians and Muslims have found a way to co-exist peacefully. Even after the discovery that the old […]

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21/06/2019 - 11:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SONS OF DENMARK

One year after a major bomb attack in Copenhagen, radicalisation around the country has intensified and ethnic tensions are running high. The next parliamentary election is near, and the extremely nationalist politicial leader Martin Nordahl is set for a landslide victory. 19-year old Zakaria gets involved in a radical organisation, where he forms a bond […]

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21/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
THE BAND

This creative, cinematographic story chronicles the birth of the Gypsy Band Lomnické Čháve in the difficult social circumstances of a Roma settlement in Eastern Slovakia. Their dream journey to find success is a powerful, inspirational story of hope and desire, full of emotions, electrifying Roma music and kind humour. We tell the tender story of […]

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21/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
BAĦAR ŻMIEN (OF TIME AND THE SEA)

On an island an old man wracked with dementia dreams he was once a king. Together with his two daughters they exist in the wake of a bizarre malady of mysterious origin on a land devoid of animal life. Following a series of encounters with an obnoxious neighbour, a Chinese billionaire desperate to contract the […]

Full Info
21/06/2019 - 15:15
Valletta Campus Theatre
A SHELTER AMONG THE CLOUDS

Besnik is a lonely shepherd and devoted Muslim, haunted by unfulfilled love. He is the son of a Catholic mother and formerly Communist father whom he takes care of in an Albanian village in the mountains. Up here, Christians and Muslims have found a way to co-exist peacefully. Even after the discovery that the old […]

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21/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
BANGLA

Phaim, a young Muslim of Bangladeshi origins, born in Italy 22 years ago, lives with his family in Rome’s multiethnic Torpignattara neighbourhood, works as a museum steward, and plays in a band. At a concert, he meets Asia, his exact opposite: pure instinct and no rules. The attraction between them is immediate, and Phaim will have to […]

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21/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
OLEG

Belgium, today. Oleg is a young Latvian butcher. He arrives in Brussels in the hope of getting a better salary in a meat factory. His experience turns short after being betrayed by a colleague. Alone in a country where he doesn’t belong, he quickly falls under the yoke of Andrzej, a Polish criminal… Premiered at […]

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21/06/2019 - 18:00
Spazju Kreattiv
THE TURIN HORSE

After witnessing a carriage driver whipping his horse, the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche ran to the scene, threw his arms around the horse and collapsed—never to recover. This is the story of what happened to the carriage driver, his family, and his steed.

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21/06/2019 - 19:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
DELTA ZOO

In the 1990s every boy around the world watched VHS karate action films and wanted to be a super hero. The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to do just that. On 11 March 1990, a year before the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union, Lithuania became […]

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21/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL

Kabul under Taliban rule. Two neighborhoods and two couples. One conservative – Atiq and Mussarat have been married for 20 years and are deeply engrained in the traditions of Afghan life. Atiq works as the chief guard at the women’s prison. Mussarat is very ill and fights to remain a strong woman till the very […]

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21/06/2019 - 21:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
PAUSE

In a desperate attempt to escape from the misery of a loveless marriage, Elpida finds refuge in a fantasy world of vindictive violence towards her oppressive husband. When a young painter is employed to paint the building she lives in, she finds herself confronted with her unquenchable desires, her body and the husband she has […]

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21/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
JOAN OF ARC

Year 1429, the Hundred Years War is raging. Joan, invested with a warlike and spiritual mission, liberates the city of Orleans and reinstates the heir apparent to the throne of France. On the eve of the battle of Paris, she is at the heart of internal struggles between knights and prelates, who doubt her divine […]

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22/06/2019 - 10:15
Spazju Kreattiv
FILM SCRATCHING WORKSHOP BY BRUNO BOUCHARD

Participants to this workshop will scratch and manipulate late 16mm film to create an entirely new cinematographic material. At the end of the workshop all individual materials will be joined in a collage and screened for viewing. 3 hours in French with English translation Age: 11-15 years old Maximum number of participants: 20

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22/06/2019 - 11:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME C

The Sound by Antony Petrou (Cyprus) – 15 min – Fiction Beth lives a quiet rural life with her parents, on their secluded family farm. When her fragile mother begins to hear a mystery sound that nobody else can hear, the family are unsure what to make of it. Soon, the sound becomes a source […]

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22/06/2019 - 11:00
The Phoenicia
MASTER CLASS – BÉLA TARR

Béla Tarr was born in Pécs in 1955. He is considered a master of contemporary cinema, whose films have attracted international acclaim and stimulated the interest of major thinkers of our time. Tarr began his directing career in the late 1970s with an aesthetic close to realism as witnessed by films like The Prefab People […]

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22/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAMME D

Quartz by Odeta Riškutė (Lithuania) – 5 min – Fiction In wintertime, school authorities introduce quartz lamp sessions – so that children could receive a missing vitamin D amount. But sixth-grader Jokūbas, cares more about a cool classmate, sadly this is a one-sided feeling. During the first quartz lamp session, the boy bravely violates the […]

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22/06/2019 - 14:00
Spazju Kreattiv
CHECKERED NINJA

The movie follows Aske, a 7th grader with a strained relationship to his step-family members and who pines after Jessica, a girl in the grade above. He receives a checkered ninja doll from Uncle Stewart on his birthday and quickly grows wise of the fact that the doll lives and can help Aske with whatever […]

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22/06/2019 - 15:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
DELTA ZOO

In the 1990s every boy around the world watched VHS karate action films and wanted to be a super hero. The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to do just that. On 11 March 1990, a year before the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union, Lithuania became […]

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22/06/2019 - 16:00
Spazju Kreattiv
JACOB, MIMMI & THE TALKING DOGS

Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighbourhood from unwelcome change? Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day dad […]

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22/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
JOAN OF ARC

Year 1429, the Hundred Years War is raging. Joan, invested with a warlike and spiritual mission, liberates the city of Orleans and reinstates the heir apparent to the throne of France. On the eve of the battle of Paris, she is at the heart of internal struggles between knights and prelates, who doubt her divine […]

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22/06/2019 - 18:00
Spazju Kreattiv
TITO AND THE BIRDS

Tito is a shy 10-year-old boy who lives with his mother. Suddenly, an unusual epidemic starts to spread, making people sick whenever they get scared. Tito quickly discovers that the cure is somehow related to his missing father’s research on the birds singing. Tito embarks on a journey to save the world from the epidemic […]

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22/06/2019 - 19:30
Valletta Campus Theatre
PAUSE

In a desperate attempt to escape from the misery of a loveless marriage, Elpida finds refuge in a fantasy world of vindictive violence towards her oppressive husband. When a young painter is employed to paint the building she lives in, she finds herself confronted with her unquenchable desires, her body and the husband she has […]

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22/06/2019 - 20:45
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
DIEGO MARADONA

The third film from the Academy Award director Asif Kapadia  is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from Maradona’s personal archive with the full support of the man himself. On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a world-record fee. For seven years all hell broke loose. The world’s most celebrated […]

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22/06/2019 - 21:00
Spazju Kreattiv
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

Brittany, France, 1760. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young lady who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day and secretly paints her at night. Intimacy and attraction grow between the […]

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22/06/2019 - 21:30
Valletta Campus Theatre
THE WHISTLERS

Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the law. Embarked by the  beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of treachery and deception. A secret whistling language spoken on the Spanish island of La Gomera might […]

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23/06/2019 - 13:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
TWIN FLOWER

A dark drama about companionship, lost innocence, and shared destiny. Two teenagers — one on the run from the immigrant trafficker her father used to work for, the other an illegal migrant from the Ivory Coast — form an unlikely but powerful bond as they travel together across the harsh and beautiful Sardinian landscape.

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23/06/2019 - 13:30
Spazju Kreattiv
JACOB, MIMMI & THE TALKING DOGS

Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighbourhood from unwelcome change? Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day dad […]

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23/06/2019 - 15:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
YAO

From his village in northern Senegal, Yao is a 13-year-old boy ready to do anything to meet his hero: Seydou Tall, a famous French actor. Invited to Dakar to promote his new book, the latter goes to his country of origin for the first time. To fulfill his dream, the young Yao organizes his fugue […]

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23/06/2019 - 15:15
Spazju Kreattiv
TITO AND THE BIRDS

Tito is a shy 10-year-old boy who lives with his mother. Suddenly, an unusual epidemic starts to spread, making people sick whenever they get scared. Tito quickly discovers that the cure is somehow related to his missing father’s research on the birds singing. Tito embarks on a journey to save the world from the epidemic […]

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23/06/2019 - 16:45
Spazju Kreattiv
CHECKERED NINJA

The movie follows Aske, a 7th grader with a strained relationship to his step-family members and who pines after Jessica, a girl in the grade above. He receives a checkered ninja doll from Uncle Stewart on his birthday and quickly grows wise of the fact that the doll lives and can help Aske with whatever […]

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23/06/2019 - 17:00
Valletta Campus Theatre
DIEGO MARADONA

The third film from the Academy Award director Asif Kapadia  is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage from Maradona’s personal archive with the full support of the man himself. On 5th July 1984, Diego Maradona arrived in Naples for a world-record fee. For seven years all hell broke loose. The world’s most celebrated […]

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23/06/2019 - 18:30
Spazju Kreattiv
TREMORS

Pablo is a 40-year-old married father of 2 wonderful children. A role model and a practicing evangelical Christian, his perfect traditional life begins to crack when he falls in love with a man. Pablo finds his feelings in conflict with beliefs. And his life becomes a hell of repressive intolerance when his family and his […]

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23/06/2019 - 19:15
Valletta Campus Theatre
OLEG

Belgium, today. Oleg is a young Latvian butcher. He arrives in Brussels in the hope of getting a better salary in a meat factory. His experience turns short after being betrayed by a colleague. Alone in a country where he doesn’t belong, he quickly falls under the yoke of Andrzej, a Polish criminal… Premiered at […]

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23/06/2019 - 21:00
Pjazza Teatru Rjal
THE TRAITOR

In the early 1980’s, an all out war rages between Sicilian mafia bosses. Tommaso Buscetta, a made man, flees to hide out in Brazil. Back home in Italy, scores are being settled, and Buscetta’s allies are killed off one after another. Arrested and then extradited by the Brazilian police, Buscetta makes a decision that will […]

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