Film Critic Lino Cassar passes away

Lino Cassar, a well-known film critic and journalist passed away yesterday at the age of 78.

He won the Gold Award from the Institute of Journalism in 2007. Cassar served as chairman of the Board of Film and Stage Censors from 1972 to 1987 and as managing director of the Mediterranean Film Studios. The Institute described him as "a human encyclopaedia in cinematography."