LGBTQ+ (Cert 15) March 25th (8.15pm) & 27th (8.00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

An out of this world opportunity and a father with an awkward deadline, a boy seeking self-expression and a hardboiled cop under pressure, religious vows tested and love in a cold war climate, plus two studies in grief and acceptance, in this selection of cinematic gems from the LGBTQ+ community. Catch these amazing short films…

Eastern European & Russian Federation Programme (Cert 15) March 25th (6.15pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

Marital discord and romantic desperation, a lonely old man faced with isolation, a business under threat from Government bureaucracy, and a remarkable tale of wartime survival in this selection of films from Russia and Eastern Europe. Join us from 6:15pm on March 25th at The Old Bank, 437 Wilmslow Road, Withington. Tickets £5/£4 (concession). THE…

Stars In Shorts (Cert 15) March 25th (6.15pm) & 26th (4.00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

Check out this fab programme of famous faces in our Stars in Shorts programme specially curated from films in various programmes throughout the Festival. And this is just a taster as there are lots to come in many other programmes for you. So have fun and Spot the Stars in this year’s KINO Fest! Join…

Italian Programme (Cert 15) March 25th (6.00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

FREE programme of new shorts from Italy, in cooperation with Societa’ Dante Alighieri. The Italian screening will be followed by a glass of Italian wine and a tasting of different chilled ‘pasta salads’ prepared with pasta GAROFALO, the Italian pasta synonymous with Italian film. We’ve neglectful families and obsessive eco-warriors, gangsters with guilty secrets and boxers…

Spanish Shorts Programme (Cert 15) March 25th (4.00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

There’s romantic disillusionment and love gone sour, uncertain friendship and filial duty, an examination of the art of queuing, a parable about Fascism, and some insights into the acting profession, in this selection of the best new shorts from Spain. Join us at The Old Bank, 437 Wilmslow Road, Withington at 4:00pm on March 25th.…

Kino Talks: ‘The Pleasure of a Puppet’ with BAFTA Nominated Animator Barry Purves March 25th (2:00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

Join BAFTA and Oscar nominated animator,  Barry JC Purves, as he takes us on a journey through what stop motion is, how it fits in with the arts and how to use it to make the most of storytelling. This event is free! Join us at The Albert Square Chop House from 2pm on March…

International Panorama Programme Two (Cert 15) March 25th (2.00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

The pressures of performance and an actress in meltdown, a young man in search of love and another in search of freedom, racism in America, past and present, and a shattered community communing with its dead, in this second international selection.   Join us at The Old Bank, 437 Wilmslow Road, Withington at 2:00pm on…

Kino Talks: All Things Sound Design with GAS Music March 25th (12:00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

“Everything you always wanted to know about Sound you were afraid to ask” Join us for this utterly fascinating talk on sound design with GAS Music at Albert Square Chop House from 12pm. Tickets are free! Reserve your tickets here today: Sound isn’t always what you think it is. The sound that scares you isn’t…