FILFLA will be screened on Friday 20 September 27 September as part of an end of summer special event organized by the Valletta Film Festival in collaboration with the Malta Airport Foundation at Torri Xutu, Wied iż-Żurrieq, Qrendi
FILFLA will be part of nine short films that premiered at Valletta Film Festival in the past five years .
Free Entrance. Seating Provided. No Booking Required
FILFLA will be screened at the prestigious Encounters Film Festival in Bristol (Uk) as part of a Maltese film focus day on the 26th September.
Encounters is the UK’s leading short film, animation and virtual reality festival.At the heart of the festival lies the Encounters international competition – one of the world’s leading international competitions for short film, animation and virtual reality, and also an official gateway to the world’s most prestigious awards; the Academy Awards®, BAFTAs and the European Film Awards.
FILFLA has won the audience award at the Kinemastik International Short Film Festival (Valletta). It has been a finalist at the French Riviera Film Festival (Cannes), Official Selection at the Valletta Film Festival (Valletta) and semi finalist at the JellyFEST Festival (L.A).
This is the first animation by Fabrizio Ellul. He has been awarded a travel grant by the Arts Council Malta to attend the Festival.
This project is supported by Arts Council Malta – Cultural Export Fund
A limited print edition is also being made available.
As part of the Kinemastik International Short Film Festival, Filfla will be screened in this gorgeous setting along 16 other short films from 12 different countries.
Think sunset drinks on the bastions overlooking Marsamxett harbour, followed by films which will begin shortly after darkness. The jury will announce their selection for the Golden Dot prize at the end of the screenings.
Entrance: €8.50 (at the door)
Party will follow with live performance by Fattima Mahdi, DJ sets by Nigel Baldacchino, Uncle Al, Lucie Grace and Steph Von Reiswitz.
More information on the Festival, competition, jury and party here
‘Filfla’ follows the story of a woman who goes
to look for a boy on the mystical island of Filfla, where a terrifying creature
is lurking in its midst. The short animation explores Maltese myth and folk in
a story of love, grief, perseverance and hope.
‘Filfla’ follows the story of a woman who goes to look for a boy on the mystical island of Filfla, where a terrifying creature is lurking in its midst. The short animation explores Maltese myth and folk in a story of love, grief, perseverance and hope.