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maltabiennale.art – Film Screenings

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Independent and innovative filmmakers from around the world have been selected to show weekly for the duration of maltabiennale.art, which runs from 13 March until 31 May, giving voice to diverse, daring, original works that straddle creative documentary, personal essay, animation and experimental.

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Drive-Away Dolls

Directed by Ethan Coen. Jamie, an uninhibited free spirit bemoaning yet another breakup with a girlfriend, and her demure friend Marian desperately needs to loosen up. In search of a fresh start, the two embark on an impromptu road trip to Tallahassee, but things quickly go awry when they cross paths with a group of inept criminals along the way.

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Io Capitano

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

IO CAPITANO tells the story Seydou and Moussa, two Senegalese teenagers who leave Dakar to travel to Europe where they believe opportunities await. On a journey neither could have imagined, the boys face the dangers and the beauty of the desert, the shock of detention centres in Libya, and the perils of the sea in their pursuit of a better life, in an epic story that offers a deeply human perspective on the migrant crisis.

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THE DELINQUENTS

Beguiling and unpredictable, Cannes Un Certain Regard breakout THE DELINQUENTS reinvents the heist film as a free-flowing adventure like no other.

Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma (first screening)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Tony and BAFTA Award winner Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra, Schindler's List, Coriolanus) and Olivier Award winner Indira Varma (Present Laughter, Game of Thrones, Luther) star in a brand-new ‘full-voltage visceral’ (★★★★ Daily Telegraph) production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

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20 Days in Mariupol 

On the eve of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a team of Ukrainian journalists enter the strategic eastern port city of Mariupol. During the subsequent siege and assault, as bombs fall, inhabitants flee, and access to electricity, food, water, and medicine are severed, the team — the only international journalists left — struggles to cover the war atrocities and to transmit their footage out. Eventually surrounded by Russian soldiers, they shelter in a hospital, unsure of how they’ll escape.

Irish Film Days – Young Plato

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

nglish School headmaster, of a Catholic primary school in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Kevin Mc Arevey tries to
change the fortunes of an inner-city Irish community plagued by urban decay, sectarian aggression,
poverty and drugs.change the fortunes of an inner-city Irish community plagued by urban decay, sectarian aggression,
poverty and drugs.

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Kidnapped

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Never one to shy away from controversial subject matter, the veteran Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, The Conviction) here brings to life an unbelievable true story lifted from the pages of a shocking and horrifying history. 

MET Opera Live in HD: Madama Butterfly

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy.

Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma (Encore)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Tony and BAFTA Award winner Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra, Schindler's List, Coriolanus) and Olivier Award winner Indira Varma (Present Laughter, Game of Thrones, Luther) star in a brand-new ‘full-voltage visceral’ (★★★★ Daily Telegraph) production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

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Love Lies Bleeding

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

From Director Rose Glass (Saint Maud) comes an electric new love story;

NT Live: NYE (first screening)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state.

MET Opera Live in HD: Roméo et Juliette (Encore)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

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.

NT Live: NYE (encore screening)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state.