The Maltese Fighter – Trailer

In a time when Malta’s political violence was at it’s peak, Carmelo, a struggling single father and boxer from Valletta, is forced to join a corrupt underworld as he tries to provide for his only son.

A short film by Arev Manoukian

A MaltaFilm production

AWARDS

BEST SHORT FILM – APOLLO D’ORO AWARD at SANTA MARINELLA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, S. Marinella (ITALY)
BEST PRODUCTION at MALTA CINE CIRCLE (MALTA)
GOLDEN KNIGHT FOR BEST SHORT FILM at 53° GOLDEN KNIGHT – MALTA INT. FILM FESTIVAL, La Valletta (MALTA)
BEST ACTOR (MALCOLM ELLUL) at GRAND OFF, Warsaw (POLAND)
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN & BEST ACTOR (MALCOLM ELLUL) at FORMIA FILM FESTIVAL, Formia (ITALY)
AWARD FOR CINEMATOGRAPHY – MALTA CINE CIRCLE, NATIONAL FILM COMPETITION
AWARD FOR EDITING – MALTA CINE CIRCLE, NATIONAL FILM COMPETITION

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

ASFF – AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, York (UK)
EUFF – EUROPEAN UNION FILM FESTIVAL IN BEIJING, Beijing (CHINA)
BUSHO – BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Budapest (HUNGARY)
MALTA CINE CIRCLE, (MALTA) – Winner of BEST PRODUCTION
VFF – VALLETTA FILM FESTIVAL, Valletta (MALTA)
GOLDEN KNIGHT – MALTA INT. FILM FESTIVAL, La Valletta (MALTA) – Winner of the GOLDEN KNIGHT FOR BEST SHORT FILM
GRAND OFF, Warsaw (POLAND) – Winner of BEST ACTOR (Malcolm Ellul)
AMARCORT FILM FESTIVAL, Rimini (ITALY)
IN THE PALACE INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Sofia (BULGARIA)
INT. SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Dhaka (BANGLADESH)
MAAZZENI FILM FESTIVAL, Catania (ITALY)
FORMIA FILM FESTIVAL, Formia (ITALY) – Winner of BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN & BEST ACTOR (Malcolm Ellul)
CIVITANOVA FILM FESTIVAL, Civitanova Marche (ITALY)
MYART FILM FESTIVAL, Cosenza (ITALY) – Out of Competition
THE QUARANTINE FILM FESTIVAL, Verna (BULGARIA)
CAPODARCO L’ALTRO FESTIVAL – PREMIO L’ANELLO DEBOLE, Capodarco di Fermo (ITALY)
CORTI E SENZA FISSA DIMORA, Potenza (ITALY)
CIVITANOVA FILM FESTIVAL, Civitanova Marche (ITALY)
PAPHOS INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Paphos (CYPRUS)
ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM, Apchat / Issoire (FRANCE)
SANTA MARINELLA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, S. Marinella (ITALY) – Winner of BEST SHORT FILM – APOLLO D’ORO AWARD
KAZAN INT. FESTIVAL OF MUSLIM CINEMA, Kazan (RUSSIA)
CORTO E CULTURA FILM FESTIVAL, Manfredonia (ITALY)
ARIANO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Ariano Irpino (ITALY)