Thursday, 26th November 2020

Eleventh German Film Festival

Organised by the German-Maltese Circle in cooperation with the Goethe Institute.
Festival dates: Wednesday, 25th – Sunday, 29th November 2020
Within the framework of German – French cooperation, this year’s Festival includes two French films – courtesy of the Embassy of France

The films will be screened whilst observing all health and safety measures in relation to preventing the spread of COVID-19. Registrations are on a first come first served basis and participation is strictly limited to a small number of attendees per film in order to observe social distancing. Bookings will close once all seats are filled.

Opening Night – Wednesday, 25th November at 19:00 hours:

I was, I am, I will be (Es gilt das gesprochene Wort) – Director: Ilker Catak (122 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!


Thursday, 26th  November

At 18:00 hours:
Relativity (Mein Ende. Dein Anfang) – Director: Mario Minoguchi (111 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!

At 20:30 hours:
Adam & Evelyn – Director: Andreas Goldstein (100 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!


Friday, 27th November

At 18:00 hours:
The Goldfish (Goldfische) – Director: Alireza Golafshan (112 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!

At 20:30 hours
I was, I am, I will be (Es gilt das gesprochene Wort) – Director: Ilker Catak (122 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!


Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II
Within the framework of German – French cooperation

Saturday, 28th November

In collaboration with the Embassy of Germany
At 18:00 hours:
The Murderers are amongst us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)
Director: Wolfgang Staudte (90 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!

At 20:30 hours:
I was nineteen (Ich war 19) – Director: Konrad Wolf (115 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!


Sunday, 29th November

In collaboration with the Embassy of France
At 18:00 hours:
Wooden Crosses (Les Croix de Bois) – Director: Raymond Bernard (110 mins)
With sub-titles in English!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!

At 20:30 hours:
The Train ( Le Train) – Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre (100 mins)
Film is in French – NO SUBTITLES!
Trailer: Click here
Reserve your seat for this film: Click here!

Venue: The German-Maltese Circle, Messina Palace, 141, Triq San Kristofru, Valletta
Entrance free for all film shows but pre-booking is advised.

Click here to read on the films being shown in the Eleventh German Film Festival

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