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LUX Audience Award Screenings 2024

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

We’re proud to present this year's edition of the LUX Audience Award, organised by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy.

Palestinian Film Days – Salt of This Sea (Milh Hadha al-Bahr)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

This movie talks about how a young Palestinian American travels back to Palestine to try and retrieve the savings that her grandfather left during the Nabka and the new reality she must face in the occupied West bank.

Recurring

American Fiction

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Jeffrey Wright stars in “American Fiction,” Cord Jefferson’s adaptation of Percival Everett’s “Erasure” – a bold comedy about the commodification of marginalized voices and a portrait of an artist forced to reexamine his integrity.

MET Opera Live in HD: La Forza del Destino

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendettas, and family strife, with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen as the noble Leonora, one of the repertory’s most tormented—and thrilling—heroines.

ĊineXjenza – Memento – Brain Awareness Week Special

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

How do our memories form? What happens when we lose that ability? ĊineXjenza will be screening the thriller Memento on 12th March at 7pm in the Spazju Kreattiv Cinema as part of the Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Memento follows Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce), a man who suffers from anterograde amnesia, resulting in short-term memory loss and the inability to form new memories.

Adolescentes (French Film Days)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Emma and Anaïs are inseparable, yet they have nothing in common. Adolescentes follows their journey from the age of 13 until they come of age, five years of a life full of transformations and first times. When they turn 18, we wonder what kind of women they have become and where their friendship stands. Through this chronicle of youth, the film also paints a portrait of France over the last five years.

Exhibition On Screen: Painting the Modern Garden – Manet to Matisse

Claude Monet was an avid horticulturist and arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art, but he was not alone. Great artists like Van Gogh, Bonnard, Sorolla, Sargent, Pissarro and Matisse all saw the garden as a powerful subject for their art. These great artists, along with many other famous names, feature in an innovative and extensive exhibition from the Royal Academy of Art, London.

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Perfect Days

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

The highly anticipated return to fiction feature filmmaking from Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire), PERFECT DAYS takes the seasoned writer-director to Tokyo to tell a story celebrating the hidden joys and minutiae of Japanese culture.

Recurring

The Promised Land

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

From BAFTA nominated writer and director, Nikolaj Arcel (A Royal Affair, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), comes a powerful Nordic epic starring Mads Mikkelsen (The Hunt, Another Round).

NT Live: The Motive and the Cue (first screening)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play.

MET Opera Live in HD: Roméo et Juliette

Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the repertoire’s most romantic scores.

Italian Film Days – Il sol dell’avvenire

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

A movie director struggles with his family relationship and with his latest movie about the impact on the Italian Communist Party of the USSR invasion of Hungary in 1956.