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by Mariangela Ciccarello & Philip Cartelli

HD video and Super 8mm film 
Color 1.85: 1
English, Italian, and Maltese with English subtitles 
20 minutes 

Sound, video, edit: Mariangela Ciccarello

& Philip Cartelli

Sound Mix: Kevin T. Allen 

Color grading: Natacha Ikoli

A young woman investigates an island’s geologic specificity, discovering hidden strata where history and memory meet barely submerged narratives of displacement and imaginaries of possible futures.


“Sublunary” is the product of a Valletta 2018/Spazju Kreattiv residency in March 2017 in Gharb, Gozo (Malta), additional support provided by a Roberto Cimetta Fund travel grant in July 2018 and Wagner College research funds in December 2018.


Torino Film Festival

Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn

Lucca Film Festival 

Vision du Réel (Media Library)

Paesaggio con rovine (Cantieri d'Arte/La ville ouverte)

Europe in Cinema and the World/Doclisboa (Portugal)

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