When you look at the salt pans, you see the traces of the people who made them, says Josephine Xuereb, who narrates this short doc from Tim Lewis. As ‘the Salt Man’s Daughter’, Xuereb grew up thinking that her family’s occupation – harvesting salt in Gozo, Malta – was special; after all, they’d been doing it for 400 years.
When you look at the salt pans, you see the traces of the people who made them
The new generation taking over the responsibility for salt production must cope with challenges such as climate change, but may benefit from new possibilities, such as renewed interest in old traditional, techniques and tourism.
- Tim Lewis
- Maltese, Turkish Subtitle
- MALTA | 2016 | 10'
Best of Foça Film Days
Join us in Foça and Yeni Foça on Friday evenings in April for the “Best of Foça Film Days 2018”.
Screenings start promptly at 20.00. You can check the Venues, Dates & Movies List below.
The SeaDate & VenueApril 5, 2019 | Yeni Foça Social FacilityApril 12, 2019 | Foça Reha Midilli Cultural Centre
- Ciano: A Fisherman’s Tale
Marco Vitale & Elena Grosso Italian, Turkish subtitles | 2018 | USA | 13'
- Peace and Quiet in the Aquarium
Tayfun Belet Turkish, English subtitles | 2017 | Turkey | 22'
- Tales from the Island: Salt Pans
Tim Lewis Maltese, Turkish subtitles | 2016 | Malta | 10'
- Oinousses Island
Sibel Göloğlu, & Savaş Karakaş Turkish, No Subtitles | 2018 | Turkey | 48'
Bringing History to LifeDate & VenueApril 19, 2019 | Yeni Foça Social FacilityApril 26, 2019 | Foça Reha Midilli Cultural Centre
- Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Tanya Venture English, Turkish Subtitles | 2016 | Scotland | 5′
- The Battle of Jerash
Carlos Cabrera English, Turkish Subtitles | 2018 | USA | 26′
Melek Taylan Turkish, English Subtitles | 2017 | Turkey | 67′