Kino Shorts 75 – Spring Season begins – Wed 27th March 2024

Wednesday 27th March 2024, KINOFILM Festival presents KINO SHORTS 75

Doors open at 7.00 pm, programme apx 7.15pm (please be early to guarantee your seat)

Kinofilm is pleased to announce the first event in our Spring season of KINO SHORTS Northwest Short Film showcase and networking event, taking place WED 27th March. We will once again be back at our favourite venue, Mini Cine located at Ducie Street Warehouse.

Kino Shorts is a programme of new short films from mainly local and North West filmmakers. The event will take place in two sections each followed by Q&A’s with the directors of the films featured in each section. There will be allocated times for networking and drinks at the bar during the intermission and after the show and will be the perfect opportunity to meet with the filmmakers directly to discuss the films and explore opportunities for future collaborations. A limited number of tickets are now available. Purchase soon to guarantee your place.

This month’s Q & A sessions  will be hosted by Jeremiah Quinn Director / Producer/Writer and Film Production lecturer at Salford University whose award winning film OLUWALE was screened at Kinofilm Festival in 2022 and since went on to win multiple awards world wide.

KINO SHORTS 75 – March 2024.

TICKETS  Sorry, now SOLD OUT

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FULL PROGRAMME DETAILS BELOW

PART 1.

WAKE

Dir/Wri: Karl Livingstone, Prod: Catherine Horn & Selina Murphy. UK, 2023, 10 min 21 sec

A chance encounter between two women on the Mersey ferry leads to an exploration of the loss they both carry and how they navigate life and memories in its wake.

FACES

Dir/Wri: John Mackie, Prod: KollabKreate (Kimberley Ford)  UK, 2024, 14 min 09 sec

A middle-aged radio DJ is feeling the pressures of society’s expectations, as we journey through his struggle, will anybody notice?

MELS MASCOTS

Dir: Keith Hyland, Wri/Prod: Becky Kershaw, UK, 2023, 11 min 37

Clare & Stu from the children’s entertainment agency Mel’s Mascots take new starter Xander to perform at his first children’s party. How hard can it be?

EVAN’S XMAS GIFT

Dir/Wri/Prod:  Jimmy Hasford, UK, 2024, 2 mins, 20 seconds

A young boy receiving an unusual Christmas present from his beloved yet distant mother. 

Followed by directors Q & A session (20/25 mins)

INTERMISSION – NETWORKING BREAK till 8.50 PM

PART 2.

CRACKERS FUNHOUSE

Dir: Ben Mirfin, Wri: Snik Jacobs, Prod: Charlie Dunks. UK, 2023, 7 min.

A troubled man is visited by his former boss to amend previous strains in their relationship. Meanwhile, Crackers Funhouse plays on the TV, teaching kids of the world life-long lessons and tips.

MOTHER’S DAY

Dir/Wri: Theo Kaufman, Prod: Aleksandra Spolnik. UK, 2021-23, 14 min 38 sec

A middle-aged mother encounters the man who murdered her son years prior.

HEIRLOOM

Deir/Wri: Holly Houston, Wri: Erin Pennington, Prod: Dominic McEvoy. UK, 2023, 6min 27sec

Two sisters, Amy and Sarah, argue over the future of their deceased mother’s ring as they come to terms with her recent passing.

GOOSE

Dir/Wri: Austen Taylor Pease Wri: Spencer McGregor, Prod: Robert Peddie. UK, 2023, 6 min

Sonny and Roman, two best friends, experience a run-in with karma at their local skatepark.

THE TRIO

Dir/Wri: Amelia Lloyd, Wri/Prod: Molly Crighton. UK, 2024, 5 min 4 sec

The Trio’s carol rehearsal takes an absurd turn as the friends struggle to process their grief at the loss of their fourth member. Could an ancient book hold the answer, or is the local Christmas lights switch on doomed?

Followed by directors Q & A session (20/25 mins) – END 10pm – Networking at the bar

The Venue has a bar lounge with a wide range of drinks and food available if you wish to dine before the event.

Latest news, the lovely management at Ducie are offering a 15% discount on food and drink on the night of our event. Just show your ticket to get the discount, either before the show, during or after, on dining as well as on drinks. Now your chance to try some of the great food offerings pre show. Why go home after work and rush to get back when you can eat at Ducie pre-show.

Address: Ducie Street Warehouse, 51 Ducie Street, Manchester. M1 2TP

With the Kind Support of Ducie Street Warehouse.

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