Final Advanced Film Screening February 8th

Kinofilm will host the final preview screening before the festival on the 8th of February at the central library in Manchester. Come get a taste of what’s to come during Kinofilm Festival with a special selection of shorts from this year’s Festival. The films start at 6.00 pm but we would love to see you at 5.30 for a glass of wine and some jazzy tunes. Event concludes at 7.30pm.

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW HERE @ EVENT BRITE:

Limited number of tickets available at only £3.00 (+ booking fee) (until midnight Friday the 5th when the tickets go up to £5.00)

Venue Details:
Central Library Event Space
St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD

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FULL PROGRAMME:

SOUND OF THE CROWD
Dir / Pro / Ed: Keir Black, Camera: Barry McCall, Music Score: Cyrille Giordano
UK, 5 min, 2015
An impressionistic documentary portrait of KINOFILM, the Manchester International Short Film Festival, as told entirely by the festival audience themselves.

CLONES
Dir / Wri: Rafael Bolliger, Prod: Stefan Girtanner, starring Rutger Hauer
Switzerland, 14 min 12 sec, Cert 15
SCIENCE FICTION
A dying scientist is offered the chance to live on in his clone’s body

MOTHER’S DAY
Dir: Jeff Tan, Prod / Wri Gabriel Furman, Starring Melissa Leo & Gabriel Furman. USA, 6 min 49 sec, Cert 15
DRAMA
A tragedy forces a mother and son to finally come together and one must find the strength to say goodbye. Starring Oscar-winning actress Melissa Leo (THE FIGHTER, FROZEN RIVER, RED STATE, 21 GRAMS, TREME, HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREETS, etc)

OS MENINOS DO RIO / THE CHILDREN OF THE RIVER
Dir / Prod / Wri: Javier Macipe
Portugal / Spain, 14 min, Cert 15
DRAMA / EUROCINE
In the riverside neighbourhood of Oporto all the children prove their courage by jumping from the Luis I Bridge into the Duero river. Leo is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward…

SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
Dir / Prod: Tal Amiran
UK, 9 min 53 sec, Cert PG
DOCUMENTARY
Paul, 65, opens his newspaper stall in North London at 4:40 in the morning and works seven days a week, all year long. He has been working at the stall on and off since he was 10…

THROW ME TO THE DOGS
Dir / Wri: Aaron Dunleavy, Joseph Ollman, Prod: Helena Lageder
UK, 12 min 15 sec, Cert 15
NORTH WEST / DRAMA
A troubled teenage boy, growing up in a dreamless wilderness and isolated from those around him, is stripped of his dignity as his father abandons him for the outside world which he is trying to retreat from.

HEAVENLY PEACE
Dir: Andreas Wessel-Therhorn
USA, 5 min. 13 sec., Cert 15
ANIMATION
An estranged gay couple is visited by a mischievous cupid just in time for Christmas. Based on a comic by Ralf Konig.

CONVERSATIONS WITH STRANGERS
Dir / Prod: James Sampson, Prod: Marcus Crouch, Wri: Jonathon Nobbs, Siobhan Callas, Stephanie Wessell
UK 9 min 36 sec, Cert 15
BRITISH / COMEDY
First impressions, miscommunications and extra thick milkshakes.

YOUR F****** BANK
Dir / Prod / Wri: José Luis Santos Pérez
Spain,13 min 4 sec, Cert 15
SPANISH / COMEDY
Ramón has got tickets for himself and his son for the cup final. But he has something to do first: he must rob a bank.

TRT: 90 min


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