• Solar Cinema

Solar Cinema

A free outdoor cinema event! Powered by 100% solar power, the Solar Cinema will travel across Malta and Gozo to bring the most inspiring films to a place near you! This project is part of Valletta 2018 – European Capital of Culture

For this event in Qala, we present a special hour long short film programme:

A short film programme with quirky and inspirational environmental films.
Exploring our relationship with nature and the inventive ways of dealing with our changing surroundings and climate. Look what happens when the wind stops blowing or learn how the arctic can become our future holiday resort.


George the Poet on Climate Change- USA – 2.28 min.
What will it take to make us act on climate change? A poem by George the Poet.

No Snow, No Water – Klaus Obermeyer – USA – 2.44 min.
Fearless rock skiers brave the treacherous jutting rocks of drought ridden California mountains illustrating the effects of climate change on our once snow capped peaks.

Legend of crabe phare – Gaëtan Borde a.o. – FR – 6.11 min.
The Crabe-Phare is a legendary crustacean. He captures the lost sailors’ boats to add them to his collection, cleaning the bottom of the oceans.

When Balloons Fly – Jilli Rose – AUS – 4.03 min.
Balloons can be fun, but they don’t belong outside. This colorful and beautiful animation engages kids with the tricky subject of party trash in our waterways.

Isle de Jean Charles – Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee – USA – 9 min.
A portrait of a tiny island deep in the bayous of Southern Louisiana. We follow families that are facing a future where rising seas, coastal erosion and storms are threatening to wash their home away.

Object at Rest – Seth Boyden- USA – 4.53 min.
The life of a stone as it travels over the course of millennia, facing nature’s greatest obstacle: human civilization.

Japan’s Town With No Waste – Great Big Story – JP – 4.13 min.
The village of Kamikatsu in Japan has taken their commitment to sustainability to a new level. There goal of being completely waste-free by 2020.

Tiny Worlds – Rushes – UK- 1 min.
A humorous take on what might happen to the litter and rubbish on the streets when we’re not looking.

Nature: all rights reserved – Sebastian Mulder- NL- 20 min.
Artificial grass on the balcony, a meeting hall with a forest wallpaper, a palm beach in the waiting room of the dentist. Will artificial nature ever replace real nature?

The Arctic Resort – Studio Smack – NL – 2 min.
Opening soon, your new ice cold holiday resort.

Future Thoughts – Loek Vugs – NL 2 min.
What could our future look like?

Wind – Robert Loebel – DE – 3.40 min.
What happens if every day was a very windy day?

Big Booom – Marat Narimanov – RU– 4 min
The history of humanity and of our planet in four minutes. An eco-friendly statement developed in a single shot that has it all: humor, action and tragedy.

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