Kino Tales: Romantic Shorts (Cert 15) 15th May (1:00pm)

Anglo-French relations in the age of Brexit, love colliding with cultural tradition, and a postman with a message of love, a one night stand, and nuns on the run, the confusion of first love and a late chance for romance, as Kino plays Cupid.

Join us at the virtual theater on BingeWave at 1.00pm, Saturday 15th May.


CONTE ANGLAIS (Greater Manchester Premiere)
Dir / Wri: Daniel Marc Janes, Prod: Dom Riley
UK, 2019, 14 min 47 sec, Cert 15
Love, Brexit, and Anglo-French differences.

A JAG IN THE DUPLEX SYSTEM (Greater Manchester Premiere)
Dir / Wri: Valerie Knill, Prod: Metfilmschool Berlin, Clarissa Newman, Juliana Pfeifer
Germany, 2019, 15 min 10 se, Cert 15 (FFF Rating)
Heartache, cocaine and dreams – the chronicle of a one-night-stand.

SPECIAL DELIVERY (Greater Manchester Premiere)
Dir: Robert Hackett, Wri: Kulvinder Gill,  Prod: Helen L Alexander
UK, 2918, 4 min, Cert PG
A weary postman trudges through the February snow, delivering brightly coloured envelopes decorated with hearts and cupids – making deliveries to all but one door.

Dir / Wri: Rachel Elitzur, Prod: Racheli Vaserman
Israel, 2018, 18 min 25 sec, Cert PG (FFF Rating)
Ultra-Orthodox young Leah works in her mother’s store. She has come of age and would like to marry, but her widowed mother won’t let go.

Dir / Wri / Prod: Felix Karolus, Wri: Wolfgang Aichholzer, Prod: Manu S. Scheidt
Germany, 2018, 10 min 45 sec, Cert PG
For Charlotte it is like any other Sunday, until the doorbell rings and a stranger  surprises her with an exceptional demand.

Dir / Wri / Prod: Nicholas Sun
China, 2019, 18 min 46 sec, Cert 12A
A ten year old boy strikes up an unlikely relationship with a young woman he meets on the roof of the apartment building where they both live.


SAY GRACE (Greater Manchester Premiere)
Dir: Phil Hawkins, Wri: Alessia Galatini, Prod: Alexandra Agoshkova
UK, 2019, 17 min, Cert 15
Teresa is now a nun, but she never got over Grace, the woman who broke her heart twelve years before, When Grace shows up in church, Teresa has a life-changing choice to make.

TRT: 98 min 53 sec

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