KINOFILM presents KINO SHORTS – WED 22nd June 2022, 7.30pm

Kinofilm Festival is pleased to present our next event in the new series of KINO SHORTS’ NorthWest filmmakers event. The event will take place bi-monthly at our new host Manchester venue, the Mini Cini, based at Ducie Street Warehouse, with state of the art projection and reclining seats. Address is 51  Ducie Street, Manchester. M1 2TP  There…

Kinofilm Winners – British Short Film Awards

We are proud to announce the 17th edition of the Kino British Shorts Festival Awards that took place Sunday 24th Oct 2021 The 17th KINOFILM Festival last night held the Kino British Shorts Awards and we’re proud to announce to audiences and filmmakers of the winning films. Time to look back and reflect on the…

Kinofilm Announces Online Festival – International Spring Edition

FESTIVAL PASSES ON SALE NOW HERE. We’re thrilled to announce that the Kino festival  will return to celebrate its 25th Anniversary with its first online premiere Edition taking place from 10th – 16th May, promising an exciting global short film celebration! Due to COVID-19, Kinofilm has been subject to three postponements which, as an independent…

Submissions Now Open: 16th Edition 2019/20

jonkino / May 24, 2018 Submissions to our 16th Anniversary Edition taking place from 26th Feb – 1st March 2020 are now open, firstly on FilmFreeway platform. Others to follow. EARLY BIRD entry for the lowest prices until 14th April on FILMFREEWAY for only $15. Several categories are discounted at only $10 (Eastern Europe & Russian Federation, Student, Youth,…

Submissions: 15th Edition 2018 -Submissions now closed: 7th July

Submissions to out 15th Anniversary Edition taking place 26th Nov – 2nd Dec 2018 are now closed.  *LATEST CLOSING OFFER* DEADLINE EXTENDED FROM 2nd – 7th July you can get a massive 50% off your submission on both WITHOUTABOX and FILMFFREEWAY using the following code now: 50percentoffKino The code can be used for any category including already discounted categories…

Jury Members Wanted

Have you ever fancied taking part on a film jury to decide the winner of an award for a film festival? Maybe you already have! The 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2017 is looking for a jury panel to decide on our winners, by watching a selection of films and voting in November. Some experience…

Festival Volunteers Wanted Now

Do you want to become part of the 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2017? Kinofilm™ & Manchester International Film Festival is currently looking for volunteers with various interests and skills. As we are a non-profit film festival, we would not be able to keep our unique reputation for showcasing some of the best international animation…

Festival Diary, Tickets. What, When & Where? Check this post!

Kinofilm Festival Diary – 22nd-28th February (now updated  17/2) Here you can view the Programme Calendar and Programme Strands schedule. Plan your festival diary here, you can download a Festival diary by clicking here on Programme Calendar. Tickets for all Kinofilm Festival screenings and events are available now on line at our Skiddle page or at…

Euro Cine 5: Spanish Shorts 2, Sun 28th Feb

Sun 28thth Feb,  Anthony Burgess Foundation 2.00pm       Tickets now available here. EURO CINE 5: SPANISH SHORTS 2  (Cert 15)   Nostalgic illness, romantic plastic, social etiquette, workplace cynicism, and modern celebrity are among the targets for this second Spanish selection,   El buen mal / The Good Illness                         UK  Premiere Dir / Prod…

Women in Film, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th, Royal College of Music  6.30pm               Tickets now available here. WOMEN IN FILM (15) In an industry dominated by men, Kino flies the flag for female empowerment. We’ve everything from a post-apocalyptic lesbian revenge Western by the daughter of Hollywood’s most macho director, to a sensitive study of familial oppression in modern Madrid, to…

Animation 4: Kids Corner FREE SCREENING, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th Feb, Central Library            1.00pm  FREE SCREENING       Tickets now available here. Animation 4: “KID’S CORNER” (PG) Settle in to hear some stories about lost little light bulbs, critters in machines, music well-played and not, a Grim Reaper that couldn’t, and a little mountain that could. Fulfilament            Dir: Rhiannon Evans, Wri: Rhiannon Evans & Joe…

Kino Tales 5: Comedy Tales 2, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation  6.30pm    Tickets now available here. Kino Tales 5: COMEDY TALES 2 (15) Sexual politics, illegal competitions, love and lust among the elderly, an argument without an ending, a wrestle with unemployment, and a very symbolic fish in this second selection of films in a humorous vein.   OUT Dir…

Euro Cine 4: Crossing Borders, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Instituto Cervantes Euro Cine 4: CROSSING BORDERS (Cert 15)          Tickets now available here. Homelessness, bullying, bad parenting, bridge-jumping, a journey to rediscover the inner child, and the dangers of trying to keep up with the Johansens in this second selection of films from Europe.   Justlikeabitch                         UK…

Documentaries FREE SCREENING, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Gullivers  2.00pm    Tickets now available here. DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (12)   FREE SCREENING Family secrets and traumas, dying traditions, factories, fish, environmental concerns and a little bit of parody in a selection that proves once again that most of the best stories tend to be true.   Seven Days A Week                         NORTH…

Animation 3: O!PLA Across the Borders, Polish Shorts, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation 8.30pm   Tickets are on sale now here. Animation 3: O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS 2015 Polish Animation (CERT 18) Please note not suitable for children so this has been advised a 18 certificate. Traditionally curated by “the biggest Jury in the world”, O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS- is back! Entertaining viewers…

Kino Exposed 1: International Student Shorts, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Central Library   2.00pm    Tickets on sale now here. KINO EXPOSED 1 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT Shorts) (15) The space race, competition, and family relationships feature heavily in this selection of some of the best student work from around the world. Against Night NORTH WEST             Premiere Dir / Wri:…

Kino Tales 3: Romantic Tales, Tue 23rd Feb

Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library   6.00pm      Tickets now available here. KINO TALES 3: ROMANTIC TALES (15) Love is on the rocks, it’s on a road to nowhere, and yet it transcends death in this series of relationship-themed shorts. Conversations with Strangers Dir /Prod: James Sampson, Prod: Marcus Crouch, Wri: Jonathon Nobbs, Siobhan Callas, Stephanie Wessell…

Made in Manchester + Q&A, Mon 22nd & Tue 23rd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, 70 Oxford Street,   7.50pm FREE SCREENING  Tickets for Monday now available here. Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library,   4.00pm (Repeat Pay screening)  Tickets for Tuesday now available here. MADE IN MANCHESTER in Association with MANCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART Women boxers, killer garden ornaments, traumatised war veterans, police investigations and stalkers. Ah, Manchester. So…

International Panorama Shorts 1, Mon 22nd & Tues 23rd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, Central Library  6.00pm      Tickets for Monday available now here. Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library  2.00pm (repeat screening)  Tickets for Tue available here INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA SHORTS 1 (15) We’ve feckless fathers and desperate daughters, unsettling encounters and exploitative directors, and a man’s bone-chilling glimpse of his own immediate future in the first of…

Kino Tales 2: Future Tales, Mon 22nd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, Central Library  4.00pm    Tickets available here. Kino Tales 2: Future Tales (15) There are dystopias a-plenty, zombies on the rampage, teenage superheroes, ecological apocalypse, corporate time manipulation and cloning. All this plus Zachary Quinto, and the legendary Rutger Hauer in this selection of genuinely fantastic films (in both senses of the word).…

Festival Calendar – Screenings and Events

Kinofilm Festival Manchester Diary – 22nd-28th February Plan your festival diary here, you can also download a festival diary by clicking on this Programme Calendar Monday 22nd Programme Title Programme Strand Venue 11 am – 1.00pm Union Street Workshop Evt Education Event Central Library 2.00pm Comedy Tales 1 Kino Tales Central Library 4.00pm Future Tales…