Posts by jonkino

Kino Tales: Comedy Shorts (Cert 15) 22nd October 2022 (9:15PM)

Surreality and reality mix in this selection of comedy tales dealing with medical mishaps, insecurities related to balding, an over the top competition among friends,[…]

Kino Tales: Romantic Tales (Cert 15) 22nd October 2022 (7:30PM)

Stories of Unrequited love, new passions, folk tales, self sacrificing for love, the changing roles of maturing youth in a traditional culture  and the power[…]

Kino Tales: Tales of Women (Cert 15) 22nd October 2022 (5:30PM)

An old woman reflects on the stages of life, a protective mother with a determined daughter strategies against the loneliness of old age, and a[…]

International: Iranian Shorts (Cert 15) 24th Oct 2022 (8:15PM)

A queer boy navigates life in an unaccepting class, a man follows his life’s path, as other experience tragic accidents and hold out hope amidst[…]

International: International Shorts(Cert15) 24th Oct 2022(6:00PM)

An odd anxiety therapy that produces unexpected results, the reflections of a daughter after her father’s death, a story of systemic racism, missing family members,[…]

British Panorama: MCR Shorts (Repeat)(Cert 15) 30th October (4PM)

Celebrating all things Mancunian at the festival which has rooted itself in the heart of the city, it is fitting that this programme features in[…]

British Panorama: Made Up North (Cert 15) 23rd Oct 2022 (3:00PM)

An enduring connection between man and dog, unrequited feelings of love, a magical ring that opens new sensual doors, a gender reveal, a reflective journey[…]

British Panorama: British New Wave 2 (Cert 15) 29th Oct (8:15PM)

The denial of freedom, the power in word reclamation, knowledge in retrospect, the complexities of returning home, ancestry and morality, endangered spaces, reflections on death[…]

British Panorama: British New Wave 1 (Cert 15) 29th Oct (4PM)

Questions of efficacy in gig healthcare work, the dedicated work of a saviour of animals and community, the freedom of foxes, a magical maze, and[…]

British Panorama: BAME (Cert 15) 30th October 2022 (2:00PM)

Immerse yourself in a series of short films exploring what it is like to be Black and British through the lens of film makers across[…]

Animation: Dark & Light (Cert 12) 26th October (8:15PM)

Farmers, hunters, sailors, goats. Train rides, boat rides, magic tricks. Memories that seem just like yesterday. Life-changing promises, checklists gone mad. Hilarious bodily functions, and[…]

Animation: Special Selections (Cert PG) 26th October 2022(6:00PM)

Making friends, or something more. Selling health for wealth. Awkward moments we’ve all done, childhood memories. Tall girls, short gnomes, men who do not live[…]

Eurocine: European Gems (Cert 15) 25th October 2022 (8:15PM)

Interpretive dance, documentary filmmaking, theatrical intrigue, curious curses and questions of the nature of human existence from the perspective of an android weave together this[…]

Eurocine: French Shorts (Cert 15) 25th October 2022 (6:00PM)

Sci-fi love, a curious curse, the poetry of resistance, a Summer Sunday in the Mediterranean and differing perspectives on the rearing of youth come together[…]

Official Film Selection Screening Calendar 2022

We are happy to announce our Official Film Selection Screening Calendar for the 18th Edition of the Kinofilm Festival.We have curated a 12-day long festival[…]

Opening Event featuring Manchester Shorts 21st October

Join us at the Digital Performance Lab (University of Salford) down at Salford Quays on Friday 21st October to celebrate the opening of Kinofilm’s 18th[…]

Eurocine: Italian Shorts (Cert 15) 20th October 2022 (6:00PM)

A talent show audition, safety in womanhood, one upmanship among friends, surprises in service industry work, unlikely connections and a young girl’s first day at[…]

Eurocine: Spanish Shorts (Cert 15) 19th October 2022 (6:00PM)

A young and successful magician’s best trick fails, an agreement among roommates, a fortunate and unfortunate lottery win, bullies, and perils of dating and play[…]

KINOFILM FESTIVAL 18th Edition October 2022

Kino are pleased to announce the 18th edition of the Festival will take place October 18th – 30th 2022. We are now presenting the festival[…]

Volunteer Registration Open Now

Love film and love working with other people that do? Do you want to be involved in the 18th Edition of Kinofilm Festival which has[…]

KINOFILM presents KINO SHORTS 70 – Wed 21st Sept 2022, 7.30pm

Kinofilm Festival is pleased to announce edition 70 of our KINO SHORTS NorthWest filmmakers event in Manchester, taking place Wednesday 21st Sept at Mini Cine,[…]

KINOFILM presents KINO SHORTS 69 – THUR 18th August 2022, 7.30pm

  Kinofilm Festival is pleased to present our next event in the current season of  NorthWest filmmakers events. KINO SHORTS Edition 69 will take place[…]

KINOFILM presents KINO SHORTS – WED 22nd June 2022, 7.30pm

Kinofilm Festival is pleased to present our next event in the new series of KINO SHORTS’ NorthWest filmmakers event. The event will take place bi-monthly[…]


KINOFILM Festival Presents KINO SHORTS – WED 27th APRIL 2022, 7.30pm Kinofilm Festival is pleased to announce the relaunch of our KINO SHORTS NorthWest filmmakers[…]

Official Selection 2022

We are now in the process of contacting all the filmmakers whose films are accepted to Kinofilm 2022, taking place this October. Apologies to all[…]

Kino British Shorts Festival Trailer Oct 2021 & Laurels

Here is the trailer that was produced for the 2021 Festival (postponed from 2020). this edit by Lee Bolton of ELERBY STUDIOS.

Kinofilm Winners – British Short Film Awards

We are proud to announce the 17th edition of the Kino British Shorts Festival Awards that took place Sunday 24th Oct 2021 The 17th KINOFILM[…]

Film and screening list.

To see details of all the programmes please go to our Eventbrite page where you can also buy all tickets and passes. Here you can[…]

Kinofilm 2020/1 Part 2. The British Shorts Festival – Coming Soon

Kinofilm Festival 17th Edition Passes now on sale here or on Eventbrite. Early Bird discount until 13th October. Limited amount available.  To see details of all[…]

Kino Flash Pop-Up Festival in Withington, 22 – 29 August

Cinema’s Coming Home  20 years after the closure of the iconic Cine City, legendary Manchester short film festival operators Kinofilm are bringing cinema back to[…]

Kinofilm Festival International Winners Online edition 2021

International Winners 2021 The 16th KINOFILM Festival online edition is now over and we’re proud to remind our audiences and filmmakers of the winning films[…]

The Mix (Cert 15) 16th May (5:15pm)

The Mix takes you on a journey of survival and resilience, and raises awareness on polution. Enter the cirme world as we witness a jewellery[…]

Kinofilm Announces Online Festival – International Spring Edition

FESTIVAL PASSES ON SALE NOW HERE. We’re thrilled to announce that the Kino festival  will return to celebrate its 25th Anniversary with its first online[…]

We Welcome this year’s Jury Members

 For this year’s International Section of the 16th Kinofilm Festival in our Premiere OnLine Edition, we reactivated  our jury members lined up for last[…]


LATEST FESTIVAL NEWS AND LATEST SUBMISSIONS OFFER UPDATE ON OUR LATEST OFFER: Use code “50percentOFFK” to receive 50% off your entry to Kinofilm Festival on[…]

Black Friday Weekend Voucher Code 75% OFF Submissions

As we enter our last month of submission we are proud to offer for the first time a special Black Friday Discount Code from FRIDAY[…]


We are still taking submissions for the next edition of the festival and submissions will be open until the end of the year. Though we[…]


It is with regret that due to the worsening situation with the second wave of Covid-19 in the UK and particularly in the North West[…]

Kinofilm Festival Postponed Due To COVID-19

It is with great regret that we must announce postponement of this year’s KinoFilm Festival due to the worsening Coronavirus outbreak. With yesterday’s announcement from[…]