Kinofilm presents Student Shorts

Student Shorts (Cert 15) @ Three Minute Theatre

Monday 2nd June – 6.00pm

Give us a round of applause for the debut works of these student films. Making their entrance are Celia Wickham with ‘Mother’, Participating filmmakers from LEEDS MU with both ‘Fall Out Shelter’ and ‘Ink’, and Bola Akande, MA student from Manchester with ‘Unearthed’, just to name a few. Stay tuned to these guys, it’s just the beginning.

 Six Strings and Lifeline

Dir: Marcus Jones, UK, Manchester, 2014, 22mins

62 year old guitarist Steve Jones’ reminisces on his ‘rock n roll’ lifestyle and years as a musician.


Dir/Writ: Laura Blake; Prod: Helen Curran, UK, Manchester, 2013, 3min

Ready is a short film about love, in which two teenaged girls plan to run away together to escape a troubled family life.

Some Men

Dir: Danny Orwin, UK, Manchester, 2013, 11min

Some Men explores the dynamics of male friendships as Daniel catches up with old friends after a long trip away.

Hunting for Hockney

Dir: Alice Dunseath, UK, 2013, 3min 3sec

To escape from the realities of bereavement, two friends travel across Yorkshire to look for David Hockney.


Dir: Celia Wickham, UK, Manchester, 2014, 5min 30 sec

‘Mother’ is an artists’ film/documentary that explores the themes of memory, loss and familial relationships.


Dir/Writ: Helen Curran; Prod: Sarah Brady. World Premiere, UK, Manchester,, 2014, 15min 30 sec

During the British retreat to Dunkirk in May 1940, young Private Barnes, and injured Sergeant Thompson take cover in a church and must survive against the odds.


Dir: Luke Earnshaw, Prod: Julie Daysley, Wri: George Van Howe, UK, LEEDS MU, 2014, 7mins

Three witches working in Limbo Laundrette late into the night.  In a macabre conversation decide on the fate of a poor soul.

Fall Out Shelter

Dir/Writ:, Oliver Murray, Prod: Megga Moxam-Mcleod, UK, Leeds MU, 2014, 14m 30s

A young rocker in 1960s England called George Grant is on the run for a murder he didn’t commit, meanwhile a world nuclear war looms.


Dir: Bola Akande, UK/Nigeria, 2013, 9min 23sec

An African village girl loses her mother’s money on the way to the shop. Her fear of going home leads to the unravelling of a family secret.

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