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Spanish Film Days: Mi Gran Noche

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Jose, unemployed, is sent by a temp agency to work as an extra for the recording of a special New Year's Eve programme, in mid August. Hundreds of people like him have been shut indoors day and night for a week and a half while they pretend to laugh, stupidly celebrating the false arrival of the New Year. Is there place for love amid the uncontrollable chaos?

April Fool’s Short Film Challenge 2024

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

The April Fool's Short Film Challenge invites local filmmakers of all levels and experience to simply write, shoot and deliver funny films. The challenge culminates with this screening, where we celebrate everybody's hard work and creativity!

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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).

MET Opera Live in HD: La Forza del Destino (Encore)

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.

Irish Film Days – Barber plus Q&A

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Dublin. 2020. Val Barber is a private detective. His work is mostly false insurance claims and extra-marital affairs, the bread and butter of detective agencies the world over.

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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.

NT Live: The Motive and the Cue (encore 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.

Italian Film Days – L’Ordine del Tempo

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

The 2024 edition of the Italian Film Days – in collaboration with Spazju Kreattiv and the M.A. in film studies of the Faculty of Arts (University of Malta) – is finally here! A number of Italian movies playing for the first time in Malta!   All screenings are in Italian with English subtitles.

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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.

Exhibiton on Screen: John Singer Sargent- Fashion and Swagger

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

John Singer Sargent is known as the greatest portrait artist of his era. What made his ‘swagger’ portraits remarkable was his power over his sitters, what they wore and how they were presented to the audience. Through interviews with curators, contemporary fashionistas and style influencers, Exhibition on Screen’s film will examine how Sargent’s unique practice has influenced modern art, culture and fashion.

MET Opera Live in HD: La Rondine

Puccini’s bittersweet love story returns to cinemas, with soprano Angel Blue starring as the French courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman as Ruggero, an idealistic young man who offers her an alternative to her life of excess.

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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.