Mon 22nd 2.00pm at Central Library
Kino Tales 1: COMEDY SHORTS 1 Tickets available here
There’s triumph over adversity, muscle, music, unfortunate medical conditions, spies and lots of cake in the first of our films in a lighter vein – which is not to say that some of the humour isn’t pretty dark!
Sumo Road – The Musical UK Premiere
Dir / Wri: Ken Ochiai, Prod: Yuki Hara, Shuhei Okabayashi, Yutaka Tamura
Japan (2015), 25 min, Cert 15
A lonely, overweight exchange student joins the Sumo team at a Japanese university. But to ensure his place, he must stand up to the team leader. Can he embrace the spirit of Sumo or will he be cast out and friendless once again?
How I Didn’t Become A Piano Player
Dir / Wri: Tommaso Pitta, Prod: Chris Hees
UK (2014), 18 min, Cert PG
Ted, 9 years old, is the clumsiest boy in the world, desperately searching for a talent and a vocation in life. The breakthrough arrives the day his father finds an old piano…
Waking Up Jed WORLD Premiere
Dir / Prod / Wri: Steve Sale
UK (2015), 11 min 22 sec, Cert 12
Jed suffers from a rare and very real condition called Narcolepsy, which means he falls asleep – a lot
After the Argument NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir: J. D. Hampton, Wri: Ady Hall
UK (2015), 6 min 25 sec, Cert 12
Harold has upset his girlfriend, Amelie, and he doesn’t know why. He tries to win back her affections with a surprise picnic
Strings NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Wri: Richard Turley, Prod: Ruth Wright
UK (2014), 13 min 19 sec, Cert 15
Convinced his dad is a spy, Luke embarks on a journey that leads him to discover the awkward truth.
We Want Cake
Dir / Wri / Prod: Tania Gonzalez
Mexico (2014), 7 min 21 sec, Cert 15
A women looking for love dates a man who who’ll show her the dark side of chubby chasing
The Girl In The Dress NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Wri: Natalie Malla, Prod: Natalie Malla, M J McMahon, Matthew Jones
UK (2015) ,Cert 12A
Just hours before the wedding, Emily happens upon a Henry VIII living statue. Is it a bad sign?