06-04-2008

European Film Festival launches Saturday in Malta

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Twenty-four films will be screened during the 10th edition of the European Film Festival in Malta which begins April 12 and lasts through May 8. The event is organised by the European Commission Representation in Malta.

The festival will open with a Maltese film called Heroes in the Sky and will feature a number of prominent directors, including Lars von Trier and Yasmine Kassari, according to the Malta Independent online.

It will also present two evenings of short films: an evening of Maltese short films on April 24, and a selection of Polish short films on May 4.