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)
Central Library Event Space
St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD
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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.
Dir / Wri: Rafael Bolliger, Prod: Stefan Girtanner, starring Rutger Hauer
Switzerland, 14 min 12 sec, Cert 15
A dying scientist is offered the chance to live on in his clone’s body
Dir: Jeff Tan, Prod / Wri Gabriel Furman, Starring Melissa Leo & Gabriel Furman. USA, 6 min 49 sec, Cert 15
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
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.
Dir: Andreas Wessel-Therhorn
USA, 5 min. 13 sec., Cert 15
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