This week, the Malta Short Film Festival presents three documentaries; which vary in theme and style but attempt to delve into the motive behind people’s actions.
Lunik IX (Slovakia/UK)
Director: Michelle Coomber
A tale of childhood in Central Europe’s largest Roma ghetto. Named after the Soviet satellite Lunik IX.
Time and Science Russia
Director: Gustav Kulsarina
Murat Kamaletdinov is the son of the national enemy. Every period of his life consisted of struggling for his human rights: To study at a prestigious university, and for his discoveries in geology. This is a personal account of his achievements and how he is passing his experiences on to the next generation.
Without Papers (USA)
Director : Krochik Florencia
This documentary follows the lives of two immigrants attending college as they struggle to overcome their undocumented status.