BFI Network and Film Hub North Showcase & Talk March 27th (6:00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

We are proud to present this showcase of short films selected by the BFI Showcase and Film Hub North. Join us at Barclay’s Eagle Labs, Albert Square on March 27th from 6:00pm for the BFI NETWORK talk, followed by a screening at 7:15pm. Tickets £5/£4 (concession). BFI NETWORK are looking for writers, directors and producers…

Experimental Shorts Programme (Cert 12) March 26th (4.00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

There’s temporal displacement and social anxiety, the pressures of commerce and the pressures of creativity, a search for belonging, and a journey through family history, an encounter with censorship and a confrontation with social pressure, an exploration of film and memory and an 80s icon with an identity crisis, in a selection showcasing a more…

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…

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…

Alumni Film-Makers (Cert 15) March 23rd (8.30pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

There’s poetic teenage romance and love in the age of technology, toxic masculinity and female empowerment, a photographer with a moral dilemma and a friendship with blurring boundaries… and a pug with a strange secret. A selection of new films from some old friends; filmmakers making a welcome return to the festival. Join us at…

Documentary Programme (Cert 15) March 23rd (2.00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

Dating in the digital age and terrible town planning, the deceptiveness of some memories and the horrible clarity of others, the isolation of age and the alienation of the modern workplace, a community letting off steam, and a couple oblivious to the wider world, in this selection of true stories. Join us at Eagle Labs,…

Micro Wonders Programme (Cert 15) March 23rd (2.00pm) & 26th (6.15pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

We’ve animation and experimentation, music videos and mobile phone movies, documentary portraits and meditative memoirs, snappy sketches and satiric stingers, surrealism, silliness, and short sharp shocks, in this selection that demonstrates that brevity is often the soul of cinema.   Join us in screening these micro wonders either on March 23rd at 2pm at The…

Kinofilm Presents: Open Film Session March 22nd @2.00PM **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

16Narrowly missed out on your film being selected for the Kinofilm Festival? Forgot to get your submission in before the deadline? Kinofilm still wants you! From 2pm on Sunday 22nd March at Gullivers pub on Oldham Street, Kinofilm will present an open-mic like event for film makers of all levels. We want to support all…