Euro Media Forum, Palazzo de Piro and Malta Film Commission present Troy Film Presentation and discussion at Palazzo de Piro, Mdina on Monday September 30th at 7 p.m.

Celebrating ten years since it was filmed on the Maltese islands the Troy film event will feature speaker Winston Azzopardi the producer of Troy. Moderated by Justin Camilleri the discussion will focus on how the sword and sandal epic was filmed in Malta. The speaker will delve into why Malta was chosen as a film location, as well as the ripple effect of the filming of Troy on the Maltese economy. The discussions will also focus how the city of Troy was resurfaced in various Maltese localities, other countries and how this film became an instant blockbuster acclaimed by critics and audiences alike.

Directed by Wolfgang Petersen, Troy stars Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Eric Bana, Diane Kruger and Peter O’Toole. It is an adaptation of Homer’s great epic and it follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men, women involved.

The speaker promises an interesting debate on the filmmaking process and this is open for anyone who would like to get into the film industry. The audience is invited to participate and put forward to the panel their questions, curiosities and observations. To spice up the evening there will also be a massive Troy film quiz, with the opportunity to win great prizes. So quiz participants keep your eyes open for the Troy film’s clues! Limited seating is available. Tickets are 10 euros and include wraps and a glass of wine and are available from Palazzo de Piro. For bookings please email euromediaforum@gmail.com or send an sms to 99454066, or log in http://www.facebook.com/Euro.Media.Forum

This event is being supported by Palazzo de Piro, the Malta Film Commission, Media Desk Malta, Popeye’s Village Malta, Eden Cinemas,Valletta Living History, Giotto Restaurant St Julians, Zeus Greek Restaurant Xemxija, Malta Archery, Mediterraneo Marine Park, Funland – Paceville.

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