Aaben Cine Club present “This Sporting Life”

In collaboration with the Lass O’Gowrie, on Monday 18th Nov, we are holding a screening of the 60′s British cult classic by director Lindsay Anderson, “This Sporting Life” starring William Hartnell as part of the Lass O’Gowrie’s Doctor Who Festival celebrating 50 years of the Doctor. Those in the know will know well that Hartnell…

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Kino Shorts 43, 13th Nov at Black Lion

First of two events this month, the first one at the Black Lion. A great programme of shorts from local filmmakers including two shorts from Jenny Longworth, “M is for Monica” is the filmmaker’s entry into the ABC’s of Death part 2 competition and the surreal dark short “Nightmare”; the latest trailer by hip filmmaker…

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Kino Shorts 41: Women In Short Film 3

Submissions by Women Filmmakers Wanted Now. Our third Women in Film this year on Wed 16th October at the Black Lion, and this one is going to focus on women filmmakers, writers and actors. So if you’r a female director that’s great, but not all, if your short film is writen by a woman or…

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Kino Festival Posters

Here’s a selection of posters from Kinofilm Festival. We can’t locate the full festival archive at present so have added a few additional posters from other Kino events. Artwork done by various volunteers designers that have worked with Kino over the years. Hope you enjoy them.

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Interviews with Maxine Peake and Carol Morley

Media commentator and Kino host John Robb interviewing Maxine Peake after a screening of the feature  film “Edge”, directed by Carol Morley and starring Maxine Peake at the Black Lion at a Kino Feature event. The event took place on 25th April 2012 and played to a full house. John delved deep into the mind…


Kino Shorts Events

NOTE: ARCHIVE PAGE WEDNESDAY 17TH MARCH – KINO SHORTS SPECIAL OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS NOW. Our second event at Black Lion this year takes place on Wed 17th April and will focus on animation, music videos and experimental work. We’re inviting entries over the next 10 days. Work must have been completed within 2012 to date…


Kino Shorts

Kino Shorts hold regular monthly screenings at a number of locations which feature the latest short films from Manchester filmmakers and  those primarily in the North West of England.  Q&A sessions with filmmakers follow the screenings and the nights provide an opportunity for networking between emerging filmmakers, writers and other practitioners within the industy, together…