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MCAST ICA Festival 2024

Spaces St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

An annual showcase highlighting the emerging creatives of the MCAST Institute for the Creative Arts. The 8th edition of the MCAST ICA Festival celebrates the achievements of final-year students of eleven Bachelor of Arts (Honours) courses offered at MCAST’s Institute for the Creative Arts in Mosta. The festival offers a valuable platform for these students to exhibit their hard work and individual talents, gaining exposure among stakeholders in the industry on a national and international level.

Palestinian Film Days – Wajib

Abu Shadi huwa missier divorzjat u għalliem f'Nazaret. Shadi, ibnu, jasal minn Ruma wara snin imsiefer biex jgħin lil missieru fit-tieġ ta’ oħtu, iwassal l-inviti bl-idejn lil kull mistieden skont id-drawwa lokali. Hekk kif il-par iqattgħu l-ġurnata flimkien, ir-relazzjoni ta’ tensjoni teskala.

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Crossing 

From acclaimed director Levan Akin (And Then We Danced), CROSSING is a moving and tender tale of identity, acceptance and unlikely connection that transcends borders and generations.

Dance Festival Malta (DFM)

Dance Festival Malta is a multi-disciplinary festival that strives to cultivate a dance ecosystem in Malta by providing dance students and professionals with a platform for intense training and professional development. Spread over four days in July the festival will host a series of workshops, masterclasses and performances that welcome the richness of the universal language of dance cultures, featuring established international artists and choreographers. Now in its third year, from July 25th to 28th, Dance Festival Malta promises a transformative celebration of both international and local talent, offering a vibrant tapestry that unveils the essence of Malta's dance scene.

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Sleep

Hyun-su (LEE Sun-kyun) and Soo-jin (JUNG Yu-mi) are newlyweds. Seemingly out of nowhere, he starts talking in his sleep. “Someone’s inside.” From that night on, whenever he falls asleep, he transforms into someone else with no recollection of what happened the night before.

UN World Anti Trafficking Day – Sound of Freedom

As part of the CCIF Malta-ProjectStop human trafficking awareness activities for UN Anti-Trafficking Day 2024 -"Leaving No Child Behind", we are proud to screen this powerful film. The movie serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of addressing this global issue and working towards a future where no child is left behind

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Slow

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

This Sundance award-winner is a modern love story about two people exploring how to build their own kind of intimacy. Shot on 16mm film, Slow is “an absolute delight - the most touching film about the tender, treacherous dance of human intimacy you’re likely to see this year” (Uncut).

Circuits presents Human+=Machines – Electronic Music Malta

Studios St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

humans+=machines is a new experimental project exploring the intersection of human creativity and machine autonomy. This project introduces an avant-garde creation and performance approach in which artists collaborate with machines not just as instruments, but as co-creators, exploring new innovative approaches in artistic expression.

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 – Una storia nera

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.

National Theatre Encore: Fleabag

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast to cinemas from London’s West End.

Exhibition On Screen: Klimt & The Kiss

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt is one of the most recognised and reproduced paintings in the world. It is perhaps the most popular poster on student dorm walls from Beijing to Boston.

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Shayda

An Iranian woman living in Australia, Shayda finds refuge in a women’s shelter with her frightened 6-year-old daughter, Mona. Having fled her husband, Hossein, and filed for divorce, Shayda struggles to maintain normalcy for Mona. Buoyed by the approach of Nowruz (Persian New Year), she tries to forge a fresh start with new and unfettered freedoms. But when a judge grants Hossein visitation rights, he re-enters their life, stoking Shayda’s fear that he’ll attempt to take Mona back to Iran.

NT Live: Vanya (Encore)

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema St James Cavalier, Castille Place, Valletta

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.