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Festival Volunteers Wanted Now

We are urgently seeking volunteers to help with the planning of the festival, with research, programming, social media, marketing, sponsorship, photography and filming, and helping us to strengthen our links with Universities creating new partnerships and developing new audiences for our next festival in November this year. We are looking for new ideas to bring…

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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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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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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…

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Animation 2: Special Selections, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Central Library  6.00pm    Tickets now available here. Animation 2: “SPECIAL SELECTIONS” (15) From a mischievous raccoon, to Trick or Treat gone mad, enjoy these shorts specially selected for the Kinofilm Festival. Be amused, entertained, touched and informed by films that have made their way around the world, including the Oscar nominated ‘A…

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Animation 1: Dark & Light, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Central Library             4.00pm Animation 1: “DARK & LIGHT” (12A)    Tickets now available here. Tales about addiction, greed, death and war presented alongside stories on wonder, creativity and unshakeable friendship. From day-to-day life, to outer space, these are the stories life is made of. Dacryphilia                        BRITISH Premiere Dir: Rene Chandler, Wri: Amanda…

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Kino Tales 4: Bizzare Tales, Tue 23rd Feb

Tues 23rd Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation  8.30pm Kino Tales 4: Bizarre Tales (18)            Tickets now available here.   From writers on the rampage to monstrous medical malpractice, from festive psychosis to disturbing dental obsession, here’s a selection to shake you out of your cinematic comfort zone…   Rest Stop                         NORTH WEST Premiere Dir:…

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International Panorama Shorts 2, Tues 23rd Feb

Tues 23rd Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation  6.30pm INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA SHORTS 2 (15)    Tickets are now on sale here. There’s sport, sickness, violence, marriage gone wrong, murder most foul, misunderstandings turned nasty, and the cinematic nature of memory in the second selection of films from around the world… Mediation Dir / Prod / Wri: Francisco Lorite,…

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Made in Manchester + Q&A, Mon 22nd & Tue 23rd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, 70 Oxford Street,   7.50pm FREE SCREENING  Tickets for Monday now available here. Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library,   4.00pm (Repeat Pay screening)  Tickets for Tuesday now available here. MADE IN MANCHESTER in Association with MANCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART Women boxers, killer garden ornaments, traumatised war veterans, police investigations and stalkers. Ah, Manchester. So…

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International Panorama Shorts 1, Mon 22nd & Tues 23rd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, Central Library  6.00pm      Tickets for Monday available now here. Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library  2.00pm (repeat screening)  Tickets for Tue available here INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA SHORTS 1 (15) We’ve feckless fathers and desperate daughters, unsettling encounters and exploitative directors, and a man’s bone-chilling glimpse of his own immediate future in the first of…

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iShorts 2015, Mon 22nd & Thur 25th Feb + Conference on Monday

Mon 22nd Feb, 70 Oxford Street  5.50pm  FREE SCREENING   Tickets for Monday  available here     preceded by iShorts Conference on Monday 22nd at 4.00pm at 70 Oxford Street. Thur 25th Feb, Central Library  3.00pm (repeat Paid screening) Tickets for Thursday available here iSHORTS 2015  (15) in Association with MANCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART and CREATIVE ENGLAND…

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Kino Tales 2: Future Tales, Mon 22nd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, Central Library  4.00pm    Tickets available here. Kino Tales 2: Future Tales (15) There are dystopias a-plenty, zombies on the rampage, teenage superheroes, ecological apocalypse, corporate time manipulation and cloning. All this plus Zachary Quinto, and the legendary Rutger Hauer in this selection of genuinely fantastic films (in both senses of the word).…

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Festival Calendar – Screenings and Events

Kinofilm Festival Manchester Diary – 22nd-28th February Plan your festival diary here, you can also download a festival diary by clicking on this Programme Calendar Monday 22nd Programme Title Programme Strand Venue 11 am – 1.00pm Union Street Workshop Evt Education Event Central Library 2.00pm Comedy Tales 1 Kino Tales Central Library 4.00pm Future Tales…

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2016 Programme and Venue Schedule

Details of all the screening within the various programne strands in this year’s festival below. The iShorts Event in association with Creative England and MMU School of Art iShorts Conference (panel Discussion)                             Mon 22nd Feb, 70 Oxford street        4.00pm iShorts (Creative England) (15)       FREE SCREENING    Mon 22nd Feb, 70…

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FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS

Do you want to be a part of the 13th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2016? 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…

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Kino Shorts 58: 1st July ’15

We have a jam packed programme of great films this month at Kino Manchester. Yes, Kino Shorts is back at the Three Minute Theatre this WED. Doors open from 7pm, programme starts at 7.3o.. Everyone is wellcome to attend and tickets are just £5 or £4 concessions (students/unwaged) – evidence must be shown please. Of…

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February’s Kino Shorts 55

Our Kino Shorts 55 event took place on Wed 25th February at the Three Minute Theatre in Manchester. This is what we showed to a packed audience. Filmmaker Philip Coleman was at Kino Shorts for a showing of his latest short EMPTY SPACE (10mins). Synopsis: As battle rages on, two lovers leave the planet in…

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Kino Shorts 53, Wed 26th Nov ’14

Tonight (WED) at Three minute theatre Manchester. It’s that time again: Manchester’s Kino presents the Northwest’s longest running short film night (1995 – 2014), Don’t forget it’s tonight at 7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm) at The Three Minute Theatre and the last WED of every month. Great films. great friendly venue, networking and drinks. This…

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Kino Shorts 52, Wed 29th Oct ’14

Tonight (WED) at Three minute theatre Manchester. It’s that time again: Manchester’s Kino presents the Northwest’s longest running short film night (1995 – 2014), Don’t forget it’s tonight at The Three Minute Theatre and the last WED of every month. Great films. great friendly venue, networking and drinks. This month we have a great line…

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KINO SHORTS 50 – Wed 30th July.

KINO SHORTS 50.  Wed 30th July 2014 @ the Three Minute Theatre  We will be back next week with our last event before the summer break. We’re pleased to have a couple of really great 30 min shorts in this event. Normally we don’t allow more than 20 mins but these two shorts are just…