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Festival News and Thanks

So the festival is over, and we have announced this awards for this year, please see the poster of Award Winners 2014. We are pleased with the results of this year’s festval and would like to thank everyone involved, including all our volunteers, venues and partners, and of course, the participating filmmakers and audiences. We…

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KINOFILM 2014 Award Winners

Following last night’s exciting awards ceremony at the Athony Burgess Foundation we are pleased to announce to the award winners and honourable mentions to the rest of the world. We are delighted to announce the films for this year’s Kino Award Winners. Thanks to all our jury members for the task of viewing and appraising…

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Tonight’s Festival Venue

Don’t forget Sat and Sunday evening screenings are at the Anthony Burgess Foundation – the Engine room, Cambridge Street, off Oxford Road, 5 mins from Cornerhouse. There is no licensed bar there at present due to some licensing issues but we are informed that you can take your own alchoholic drinks. Note: Hot and cold…

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Tonight Bokeh Yeah & Comma Film present

 Part of the KinoFilm Festival Bokeh Yeah  & Comma Film present   The Timeline Poem Film programme An evening of poetry films – joining poets and filmmakers together to create astonishing new work. The evening will also have Poetry readings from some of the poets involved and music from DJ Juicey Lucy.   Islington Mill,…

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Kinofilm presents Festival Preview

FESTIVAL PREVIEW (Cert 15) @ Central Library Tuesday 27th May, 5.30pm Enjoy a glass of wine followed by a 60 minute selection of some of the best films in the festival. Meet the team and preview some of the Kinofilm Manchester International Short Film Festival offerings. The programme includes the  Academy Award-nominated short The Voorman Problem, directed…

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Kinofilm presents Redheads

REDHEADS (Cert 15) @ 3 Minute Theatre Wednesday 28th May, 6pm This programme is specially curated for the International Red Head Day, and features films starring red-headed actors. The lineup includes the multi-award-winning short ‘The Morning After’, directed by David Renaud, and the short ‘I’ll Be Here All Night’, directed by Andrew Parkhill, about a…

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Kinofilm Presents: Cuentos de Amor (Romantic Tales)

CUENTOS DE AMOR (ROMANTIC TALES)(Cert 15) @ Cervantes Institute Wednesday 28th May, 6.30pm In this special program we encounter tales of past, present and future loves in a romantic collection of Spanish and Latin shorts. Including the UK Premiere of Gemma Ferrate’s touching tale of lost and found love in ‘Lemon and Chocolate’, and the eternal…

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Kinofilm Presents Made in Manchester

MADE IN MANCHESTER (Cert 15) @ 3 Minute Theatre Wednesday 28th May, 8.30pm This is a programme of shorts focusing on films exclusively made right here in Manchester. So come on out and show your support for our local filmmakers! Catch ‘The Dormroom’ by Caleb Shaffer, ‘Full Time’ by Mark Gill, and ‘Insomnia’ by Drew…

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Kinofilm presents British New Wave Shorts Programme 1

BRITISH NEW WAVE SHORTS PROGRAMME 1 (Cert 15) @ Central Library Performance Space Thursday 29th May, 4pm-5.30pm In our first selection of British New Wave shorts we present thoughtful drama, romantic comedy, experimental documentary and other genre defying tales from the UK including Mark Davenport’s shocking account of suffering hidden behind a cloak of normality…

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Kinofilm presents Kino Comedy

KINO COMEDY (Cert 15) @ Central Library Performance Space Thursday 29th May, 6.00pm Central Library   Sometimes it’s the little things that make us laugh! In this diverse selection of comedy shorts we are treated to a hilariously true to life train journey with a typical family in ‘Bradford Halifax London’. On the other side…

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Kinofilm presents Women in Film

WOMEN IN FILM (Cert 15) @ Three Minute Theatre Friday, 30th May, 6.00pm A compilation of shorts designed to illustrate the diverse talent of contemporary women filmmakers. Maria Cifuentes visualizes a woman’s body as a canvas to explore her inner life in ‘Despertar’(Awakening), Mischa Jakupcak delicately captures a father’s relationship with his child in ‘The…

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Kinofilm presents British New Wave Shorts Programme 2

BRITISH NEW WAVE SHORTS PROGRAMME 2 (Cert 15) @ Three Minute Theatre Friday, 30th May, 8.30pm Our second selection of home grown talent from the UK includes the Horton Brothers hilarious zombie spoof ‘Get Some’ starring John Hannah, and new improv-based drama from Dan Kokotaijlo in relationship disaster short ‘Off Yer ‘Ead’ featuring Andrew Shim…

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Kinofilm presents Kino Animation

KINO ANIMATION (Cert PG) @ Central Library Saturday 31st May, 12.30pm A kaleidoscope of animation techniques ranging from brilliant CGI in the moving tale of ‘Little Freak’ to traditional cel painting in ‘Sebastan’ which visualises the technicolour imagination of a child escaping from the monochrome world of adult life. Familiar environments are re-imagined by the ingenious…

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Kinofilm presents Bafta Shorts

BAFTA SHORT FILMS 2014 (Cert PG) @ Central Library Performance Space, Saturday 31st May, 2.30pm A feature-length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). BAFTA “Eight small wonders, stocked with infinite space […] special screening of the eight short films that competed at the BAFTAs is a joyous…

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Kinofilm Presents International Panorama

INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA (Cert 15) @ Anthony Burgess Centre Saturday 31st May – 5.15pm Spectacular global shorts, including the enchanting story of a lonely wooden bench in Christoph Schinko’s ‘A Bench’s Tale’, a harrowing tale of corruption and human frailty in Ryan Prows’ ‘Narcocorrido’, and Martin Rosete’s breath taking multi award winner ‘Voice Over’. A Bench’s Tale Dir:…

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Kinofilm presents Kino Fantasy Shorts

KINO FANTASY (Cert 15) @Anthony Burgess Foundation Centre Saturday 31st May, 8:30pm Kino Fantasy explores alternative realities, presenting visions of past and future worlds, and offering new perspectives on the present one. In the UK Premiere of Thierry Lorenzi’s haunting space opera ‘ON/OFF’, a memory of a life once lived on earth is all that…

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Kinofilm presents Three Minute Wonders

Three Minute Wonders (Cert 15) @ Gullivers Sunday 1st June – 1.00pm Homey Dir/Writ; Ben Garfield, Prod; Harriet Harper-Jones, London, 2012, 2:57 mins. Homey is about a game of British Bulldog being played at an inner-city primary school. Visa Dir/Prod/Writ; Maryam Tafakory, London, 2013, 3:11 mins. Visa, is about recent immigration changes in the UK that…