Strait Street, Valletta

9T2A1497If places could speak this would have a few mighty tales. The old Strait Street in the heart of Valletta is full of closed dance halls, bars and brothels. This was where sailors and servicemen from the English and US Navies came to spend their money and have a bon time. The bars, the old band stages and the balconies where perfumed ladies proffered remain covered in a fine layer of dust. This fabulous piece of street art captures the sense of those heady days.

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Author: timlewis77

Working as a sound recordist, camera operator, video editor, photographer, production manager and writer, Tim Lewis produces documentary films for a wide range of international charities, government agencies and the arts sector. His experience as a freelancer also includes broadcast and corporate pieces, ranging from glossy celebrity portraits, small art promos and channel idents, to feature length documentaries for clients such as the BBC, Nat Geo, Discovery and Sky. His work has taken him to many difficult and challenging locations. Filming semi nomadic communities in the rainforests of Borneo, interviewing refugees on the Thai-Burma border, following civil rights campaigners through war torn Liberia and the Congo or climbing volcanoes and glaciers in Iceland. He is a co-director at Handcrafted Films Ltd. blog - http://timlewissoundcameraeditor.com/

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