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British New Wave Prog 3: 6.30pm Sat 25/11/17

We’ve bereavement and bad timing, depression and self-delusion, bucket lists and bloody-mindedness in our third British Programme. EDITH  (Dir: Christian Cooke, Wri: Ray Robinson, Prod: April Kelley, Sara Huxley, Fiona Neilson, Star: Peter Mullan, Michelle Fairley, Elliott Tittensor, UK, 2016, 15 min) Since his wife Edith’s death four months ago, Jake has fallen into a…

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British New Wave Prog 1: 2.30pm Sat 25/11/17

We’ve unusual houseguests and unexpected encounters, a West Country Western and a Liverpool revenge-noir in the first of our British Programmes. IN THIS HOUSE    (Wri / Dir: Owain Hopkins, Prod: Alan Humphreys, UK, 2016, 13 min 5 sec) An elderly couple live out their strange and beautiful existence together, in a relationship where not everything…

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Programme Manager’s Thursday Recommendations!

SPECTACULAR SHORTS AND EYE-OPENING SEMINARS AT THE KINOFILM FESTIVAL. Today at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, we’ve fatal femmes and has been boxers, border-jumpers and avenging cabbies, robberies gone wrong and time bent out of shape, and all manner of shadowy criminality in our KINO NOIR programme, which will be kicking off, in more ways…

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Get Ready! The Opening Gala is here! (Sat 18th Nov from 7-11pm)

It’s Sat the 18th November and it’s time for our opening night at the Odeon Great Northern Cinema (formally AMC Cinema). The activities kick of at 7pm with a drinks reception with live music from Greater Manchester singer-songwriter James Holt. Meet the stars and have your photos taken on our red carpet – make it a night…

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Festival Hosts – Attention!

Remember when you were in school and were asked to do the German exchange and you said “yes! I want to go and stay in someone’s house” and then, a year later, they said “do you want someone to stay at yours?” and you shouted “yes!”. Well, we have an opportunity just like that. A…

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Jury Members Wanted

Have you ever fancied taking part on a film jury to decide the winner of an award for a film festival? Maybe you already have! The 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2017 is looking for a jury panel to decide on our winners, by watching a selection of films and voting in November. Some experience…

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2017 - Kinofilm 14th International Short Film Festival - Manchester UK

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The preparation for Kinofilm Festival 2017 is coming along smoothly and we have a jam-packed schedule of films and events to suit every filmmaker and film fans needs! But, first, if you have been selected for our film festival and want to show off to all your friends, family and fans, then please copy our…

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Get Ready, Kinofilm Festival is Coming!

It’s not long until the 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival and the festival team are working hard to finalize the film programmes, notify the filmmakers, organize events, create partnerships with fantastic businesses and create a festival that’s going to be exciting for everyone. We can confirm we have events from Women in Film and TV,…

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FESTIVAL TEAM 2017

We are excited to announce that a month ago we appointed the new Festival Manager to assist deliver this year’s Kinofilm festival. Our new Festival Manager is Nicole Pott, the Festival Director of High Peak Independent Film Festival, the inaugural event which took place in July this year and will take place again in June 2018. We are…

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Festival Volunteers Wanted Now

Do you want to become part of the 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2017? Kinofilm™ & Manchester International Film Festival is currently looking for volunteers with various interests and skills. As we are a non-profit film festival, we would not be able to keep our unique reputation for showcasing some of the best international animation…

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Kinofilm Award Winners Touring Programme.

The award winners short film programme from Kinofilm 2016  is now available to book for your festival or screening venue. We can supply the programme on high quality Blueray, please contact us for more information. Kinofilm Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival premiered the 2016 Festival Award Winners programme as part of the Film…

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Education Events and Networking Events

Union Street Workshop on Participatory Filmmaking (Free event) Mon 22nd Feb, Manchester Central Library, 11:00  Only a few seats left here. Kinofilm Festival presents a free and exciting opportunity to learn more about participatory film-making. This workshop will explore participatory film-making approaches, techniques, methods and tips and how they work in reality. Workshop facilitators Roop…

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Festival Diary, Tickets. What, When & Where? Check this post!

Kinofilm Festival Diary – 22nd-28th February (now updated  17/2) Here you can view the Programme Calendar and Programme Strands schedule. Plan your festival diary here, you can download a Festival diary by clicking here on Programme Calendar. Tickets for all Kinofilm Festival screenings and events are available now on line at our Skiddle page or at…

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British Shorts 2, Sun 28th Feb

Sun 28th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation 4.00pm            Tickets now available here. BEST OF BRITISH 2 (15) Doomed romance, racial tension, violence, dead-end lives, disability, dead relationships – oh, and cute fluffy bunnies – in our second British programme. The Storyteller Dir: Andreas Sheittanis, Prod: Panayiotis Verropoulos, Wri: Andreas Sheittanis UK (2015), 18…

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Euro Cine 5: Spanish Shorts 2, Sun 28th Feb

Sun 28thth Feb,  Anthony Burgess Foundation 2.00pm       Tickets now available here. EURO CINE 5: SPANISH SHORTS 2  (Cert 15)   Nostalgic illness, romantic plastic, social etiquette, workplace cynicism, and modern celebrity are among the targets for this second Spanish selection,   El buen mal / The Good Illness                         UK  Premiere Dir / Prod…

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Women in Film, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th, Royal College of Music  6.30pm               Tickets now available here. WOMEN IN FILM (15) In an industry dominated by men, Kino flies the flag for female empowerment. We’ve everything from a post-apocalyptic lesbian revenge Western by the daughter of Hollywood’s most macho director, to a sensitive study of familial oppression in modern Madrid, to…

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Family Friendly, FREE SCREENING, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th Feb, Central Library  3.00pm             Tickets now available here. FAMILY FRIENDLY FILM PROGRAMME12) – FREE SCREENING Wild West fantasies, young love, the healing power of sport and a date with a difference in this selection of films for all the family.   Billy the Kid Dir / Prod / Wri: Sam Johnson, Prod: David…

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Animation 4: Kids Corner FREE SCREENING, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th Feb, Central Library            1.00pm  FREE SCREENING       Tickets now available here. Animation 4: “KID’S CORNER” (PG) Settle in to hear some stories about lost little light bulbs, critters in machines, music well-played and not, a Grim Reaper that couldn’t, and a little mountain that could. Fulfilament            Dir: Rhiannon Evans, Wri: Rhiannon Evans & Joe…

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Euro Cine 4: Crossing Borders, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Instituto Cervantes Euro Cine 4: CROSSING BORDERS (Cert 15)          Tickets now available here. Homelessness, bullying, bad parenting, bridge-jumping, a journey to rediscover the inner child, and the dangers of trying to keep up with the Johansens in this second selection of films from Europe.   Justlikeabitch                         UK…

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Documentaries FREE SCREENING, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Gullivers  2.00pm    Tickets now available here. DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (12)   FREE SCREENING Family secrets and traumas, dying traditions, factories, fish, environmental concerns and a little bit of parody in a selection that proves once again that most of the best stories tend to be true.   Seven Days A Week                         NORTH…

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Kino Experimental, FREE SCREENING, Thur 25th Feb

Thur 25th Feb, Apotheca Bar  630pm    Tickets now available here. KINO EXPERIMENTAL (15)   FREE SCREENING Medically-inspired dance routines, robot sex, motherhood, mental illness, the aftermath of violence, jarring encounters with the environment, and a biographical documentary with a distinct difference make for a cornucopia of challenging cinema.   Doctor Sharpe                         NORTH WEST Premiere…

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Euro Cine 3: French/Italian Shorts, FREE SCREENING, Thur 25th Feb

Thur 25th Feb – Instituto Cervantes 6.15pm  FREE SCREENING  Euro Cine 3 (French & Italian) (Cert 15)        Tickets now available here. A challenge to all you Euro-sceptics out there! A selection of films from France and Italy in collaboration with our partners Dante Alligeri and the Alliance Francaise. We are pleased to announce that a Q&A…

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Animation 3: O!PLA Across the Borders, Polish Shorts, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation 8.30pm   Tickets are on sale now here. Animation 3: O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS 2015 Polish Animation (CERT 18) Please note not suitable for children so this has been advised a 18 certificate. Traditionally curated by “the biggest Jury in the world”, O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS- is back! Entertaining viewers…