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  • A Chinese dreamer

    A Chinese dreamer

    The fourth screening of the Summer Chinese Film Festival will be held today (Friday) in Independence Square, Victoria. The film being shown is Good Bye Mr Loser. The story follows Xiao Luo, who goes to the wedding of Qiu Ya, a former university...

  • Old film screenings

    Old film screenings

    The Cinema Bar by Citylights will this evening be screening three films from different decades. The evening begins with Labyrinth (1986) which will be screened at 6pm. The musical adventure follows teenage Sarah (Jennifer Connelly), who journeys...

  • Mediterranean Literature Festival

    The Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival continues today at Fort Manoel. This evening’s session, Exporting Literature, will feature presentations by Pierre Astier (France), Anne-Lise Dyck-Daure (France) and Mohamed El-Baaly (Egypt) about the...

  • Teenager of Maltese descent wins recording contract

    Teenager of Maltese descent wins recording contract

    A 14-year-old girl of Maltese descent has been crowned junior champion in the vocalist category of an international competition, bagging a $20,000 Prime Music Recording Contract – the biggest prize in the championships. Violeta Bozanic Grima, from...

  • Multi-country exhibition for Beating Hearts

    Multi-country exhibition for Beating Hearts

    Artist and paediatric cardiologist Victor Grech has put together a number of his paintings to raise funds for Beating Heart Malta (BHM), an independent non-profit organisation for adults and children born with heart problems including congenital...

  • John Hughes flicks in the city

    John Hughes flicks in the city

    The Cinema Bar by Citylights is today screening two John Hughes films. The Breakfast Club (1985) will be shown first at 8pm.  The film is about five high school students from different walks of life who endure a Saturday detention under a...

  • Horror movie evening

    Horror movie evening

    Waħx u Dlamijiet – Film Nights is this evening hosting a screening of the 1972 horror thriller film Sisters, directed by Brian de Palma. The film follows Grace Collier (Jennifer Salt), an inquisitive journalist who is horrified when she witnesses...

  • Jazz duo performance

    Jazz duo performance

    Belgrade-based musician Stjepko Gut and Sandro Zerafa will be playing a set for two consecutive nights in Valletta. Stjepko Gut and Sandro Zerafa will be playing today and tomorrow at 8.30pm at Offbeat Music Bar, Merchants Street, Valletta.

  • Literature festival kicks off

    Literature festival kicks off

    The 13th edition of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, organised by Inizjamed, kicks off today. The authors participating in this year’s edition are Juana Adcock (Mexico/UK),  Massimo Barilla (Italy), Jean-Rémi Gandon (France), Arjan Hut...

  • Pope Francis film screened in aid of Caritas

    Pope Francis film screened in aid of Caritas

    A special screening of the film Pope Francis: A Man of his Word, with the Archbishop in attendance, will be held tomorrow in Valletta. The film, by Wim Wenders, follows Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a Jesuit from Argentina, on his journey to becoming...

  • Second Kevin Spacey sex assault case under review by prosecutors

    Second Kevin Spacey sex assault case under review by prosecutors

    Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday they were reviewing a second sexual assault case involving Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey. "A sex assault case was presented yesterday to our office by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department...

  • Pope to ‘the aid’ of Caritas

    Pope to ‘the aid’ of Caritas

    Wim Wenders’s film Pope Francis: A Man of his Word will be screened at the Embassy Cinema, in Valletta, on Friday in aid of Caritas Malta. The film’s release coincides with the fifth anniversary of the Holy Father’s pontificate. The director and...

  • Marching in style as annual Tattoo moves to Valletta

    Marching in style as annual Tattoo moves to Valletta

    The unmistakable beat of drums and military bands will fill the air and wow crowds in September at St George’s Square during the Malta Military Tattoo. The event, now in its 15th edition, will make the move from the Malta Fairs and Convention...

  • Evening of colourful jazz

    Evening of colourful jazz

    Italian musicians Annalì and Ronc will be playing at Café Society today in Valletta. Jazz Flowers is the latest project of singer Annalì and pianist Ronc: it imagines jazz as the combination of many colourful flowers. The repertoire is composed of...

  • Tour of historic fort

    Tour of historic fort

    In the lead-up to the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, Inizjamed is today organising a tour of Fort Manoel. Chosen as the venue for this year’s edition of the festival, Fort Manoel is permeated with historical subtexts. To fully appreciate...

  • Chinese film festival

    As part of the Chinese Film Festival, the Chinese Cultural Institute, is screening the film The Little Door Gods. When a Chinese family’s soup shop is targeted for sabotage by a competitor, two guardians from the spirit world leave retirement to...

  • Open mic night

    Open mic night

    In its last pre-event before the opening of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, Inizjamed will be hosting its monthly Open Mic. The 26the edition of the event will be hosted at Sistina Wine & Co., only a short walk away from Manoel...

  • This week at the cinema - August 22, 2018

    This week at the cinema - August 22, 2018

    The Festival (2018)Genre: ComedyDirector: Iain MorrisStarring: Joe Thomas, Hammed Animashaun, Claudia O’Doherty, Jemaine Clement, Hannah Tointon, Kurt Yaeger Duration: 98 minutesClass: 15KRS Releasing Ltd British director Iain Morris, whose 2011...

  • Australian guitarist to rock Valletta Campus Theatre

    Australian guitarist to rock Valletta Campus Theatre

    Ranked among the best progressive rock guitarists and garnering praise from the likes of Steve Vai, Australian solo musician Plini will be performing at the Valletta Campus Theatre today. At 26, Plini has already amassed critical praise from...

  • Director Danny Boyle quits latest James Bond movie

    Director Danny Boyle quits latest James Bond movie

    British director Danny Boyle has exited the latest upcoming James Bond movie due to "creative differences," the producers of the multi-million film franchise said on Tuesday.  "Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig today announced...