Another Time

by Sarah Zammit

University of Malta, Malta


Ben, a young boy with a keen and curious mind, stumbles upon a charming little toyshop in the heart of a Maltese village. Intrigued by its potential mysteries, he wanders in. Among the mechanical treasures and skilled woodwork lying inside, Ben’s attention lingers on a mysterious hidden object on one of the shelves. Overwhelmed by his curiosity, he discovers something he could never have imagined, that will take him on a journey into the captivating mysteries of Time and Space.

Director's biography

Sarah Zammit is a young filmmaker passionate about the arts; from traditional painting and drawing to that of storytelling. Sarah is currently studying film, with a specialisation in cinematography. Her style combines the use of colour and aesthetics to convey a narrative. In 2022, she directed her first short film, Darb’Oħra (Another Time); in which she delves into the elements of time and space through the theme of fantasy. She is currently in the process of developing other future projects that will enable her to further explore the artistic possibilities of filmmaking.


Director: Sarah Zammit

Screenplay: Sarah Zammit

Cinematography: Michele Nerreter

Editing: Sam Vassallo

Producer: Jean Pierre Borg, Julian Guillaumier

Sound design: Andrea Zammit


Original title: Darb'oħra

Running time: 14'

Film type: Fiction

Country: Malta

Completion date: June, 2022