VALLETTA: Figures released by the National Statistics Office for 2015 ticket sales show a downward trend for local cinema by 1.3 percentage points in comparison to the previous year. US films still lead the pack with 79% of seats sold (up from 73% in 2014), with EU films registering a meagre but steady 16%.

VALLETTA: The film commissioner for Malta, Engelbert Grech, has announced that Netflix is in talks with the Commission to film parts of a series in Malta. Although Grech revealed no details on the Netflix series, he indicated that a further announcement on the deal can be expected in mid-September 2016.

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