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Education Events – Monday 26th November 2018

Transitions Panel  Free Tickets here 12.00-1.30pm – NIAMOS Screen 2, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU  Join us as we speak to filmmakers who have successfully made the transition from shorts to features and discover the trials and tribulations they faced on the way to the finished product. Chee Keong Cheung, who has successfully distributed feature film,…

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Education Events – Wednesday 28th November 2018

Morning Coffee + Networking  10.30am – NIAMOS, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU Join us before the day’s events begin for a caffeine injection and chance to mingle with fellow filmmakers and industry professionals.   Trade Secrets from Festival Formula  Free Tickets here 11am-12.30pm – NIAMOS Screen 2, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU   Festival Formula gives us…

Education Events – Thursday 29th November 2018

Morning Coffee + Networking 9.30am – NIAMOS, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU Join us before the day’s events begin for a caffeine injection and chance to mingle with fellow filmmakers and industry professionals   BFI in Conversation: Alice Ramsey Free Tickets here  10.30-11.30am – NIAMOS Screen 2, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU Alice Ramsey from the BFI…

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British Students – 01/12/18

There’s bureaucratic nightmare and brutal bereavement, maximum penalties paid and afterhours liaisons made, murderous art and the art of murder, femmes fatales and amour fou in this showcase of the next generation of British filmmakers. All Films Cert 15 Saturday 1st December at 12.00pm Goodstock, 6 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 5QA Get Tickets here EMERGENCY EXIT…

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POLISH PROGRAMME 2 – Students 27/11/18

We’ve delusions of grandeur and lives of cloistered contemplation, dreams given form and dreams turned sour,  self-image issues and emotional problems, plus fast-breeding infections, both literal and metaphorical, in our second programme of Polish Shorts, these from the students of the famous Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz. Advisory Cert 15 Tuesday…

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International Student 27/11/18

Alienated teens and abandoned lovers, filial responsibility and parental failings, a life in snapshots and a goldfish with a memory, plus romantic interludes for sex addicts and embarrassed introverts alike in this selection of short films from the next generation of international filmmakers. Advisory Cert 15 Tuesday 27th November at 4.00pm NIAMOS sc.2 (Nia Cultural…

Opening Gala Screening 24/11/18 (repeat screening on 01/12/18)

An appetiser for the main event; a hand-picked selection box of choice cinematic cuts, featuring famous faces, award-winning animators, romance, crime, politics, patriotism, fractious families, and all the magic of the movies, in this special Gala Screening. Come and join us for the grand opening of the 15th edition Kinofilm Festival at the wonderful NIA…

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WOMEN IN FILM 2 – UK 30/11/18

A face from the past, and a confused recollection, the pursuit of nirvana and a chance of salvation, youthful dreams and ambitions and the tyranny of ageism, the immigrant experience and the dance of life, all in our programme of the best of British women filmmakers. Advisory Cert 15 Friday 30th November 6.00pm NIAMOS sc.1…

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WOMEN IN FILM 1 – International One 30/11/18

The pressures of childhood and the perils of peer groups, the search for the self and conformity conquered, self-mythologising machismo and one last great romantic gesture in the first of our programmes celebrating female creativity around the world. Advisory Cert 15 Friday 30th November 4.00pm NIAMOS Sc.2 (Nia Cultural Centre), Chichester Road, Warwick St, Manchester M15…

LGBT Shorts Programme 01/12/18

There’s young love and sexual experimentation, tourism and flirtation, punk rock, magic, morticians, awkward mornings after and embarrassing maternal interference in our LGBT programme. Advisory Cert 15 Saturday 1st December at 6.00pm GOODSTOCK, 6 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 5QA Get Tickets here ISABELLA                      Greater Manchester Premiere Dir: Rohan Reddy, Prod: Lucy Evans, Wri: Lucca Lutzky.…

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Alumni Programme 01/12/18

Advisory Cert 15 Sat 1st Dec 2.00 Goodstock, 6 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 5QA Get Tickets here THE HOUSE Dir: Giulia Gandini, Prod: Ibrahim Kamel, Wri: Charlie Tidmas, Cast: Josie Kidd, Ava Emery UK, 14 min 48 sec A house stands aside from all the others, surrounded by legends and myths. Ophelia, 11 years old, decides…

Refugees 29/11/18

What does it mean to be a refugee? To lose everything – home, country, friends, family. To gamble everything on the hope of a new life, somewhere alien and possibly hostile. To try to hold on to something of who you are and where you came from in spite of everything you have had to…

Microshorts 28/11/18

Sometimes, brevity is the soul of wit. And of concise and incisive filmmaking. This programme is designed to demonstrate this. We’ve mobile phone films and music videos, documentary snapshots and experimental oddities, punchy animations and compact dramas. All they have in common is their brief length. And the intelligence with which they explore and exploit…

Experimental Shorts 26/11/18

There’s repressed emotions and subconscious animals, mental illness in a hand-painted realm, the parasitical pathology of a hypochondriac, a compulsive cuboid’s battle with a belligerent red ball and a terrific triffid stop-motion takeover. Plus, Mary Pickford and Janet Gaynor coming back to life as we’ve never seen them before, chaos incarnate and chance-based filming mounted…

Middle Eastern 01/12/18

A selection of tales of childhood; of innocence lost and found, of dreams betrayed and dreams fulfilled, of communication across barricades and misunderstandings across generations, of cultural traditions preserved and the unifying possibilities of sport, in this selection of stories from across the Middle East. Advisory Cert 12a Saturday 1st December at 4.00pm GOODSTOCK, 6 Oxford…

Horror Shorts 29/11/18

There’s malevolent social media and toxic technology, the horrors of alienation and the terrors of too much interaction, a visit to an oracle and a confrontation with one’s darkest self, an uncomfortable anatomy lesson, and every parent’s worst nightmare, in this shudder-inducing selection of scary stories. Advisory Cert 18 Thursday 29th November at 8.30pm NIAMOS…

Romantic Tales 28/11/18

There’s young love in Tuscany and a chaotic classroom cupid, a lazy morning after, and a bittersweet comedown, classical literature come to life, and a dirty joke made flesh, a fleeting moment of connection and a fleeting phantom of femininity, in this selection of sharp cinematic arrows targeted right at the heart. Advisory Cert 15…

Kino Noir 28/11/18

There’s wise guys in crisis and young men out of their depth, robberies gone wrong and suicides gone South, a journey into the night and a view from a window, and all the dark deceptions of the photographer’s art, in this selection of sinister and shadowy crime shorts. Advisory Cert 15 Wednesday 28th November at…

KINO MEANS CINEMA – Cine Tales 27/11/18

We’ve loving pastiches and rib-nudging parodies, soft-focus evocations and sharp recreations, picture-palace nostalgia and multiplex misery, wistful romance, deadpan comedy, and the healing power of film, in this celebration of the cinematic art. Advisory Cert 15 Tuesday 27th Nov 8.30pm Niamos Sc 1, Chichester Road, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU Get Tickets here LE CHAT DORE…

International Panorama Two

A search for the right words, an old man’s stoic struggle for survival, musical rivalries and clumsy male bonding galore in our second International Programme. Advisory Cert 15 Sunday 2nd December at 4.00pm NIAMOS sc.1 (Nia Cultural Centre) Get Tickets here SWAN SONG                        UK Premiere Dir / Wri: Guy Mansfield, Prod: Annie Parnell, Wri:…

International Panorama One

Memories of childhood, of lost love and life gone by, the pressures of family duty and obligation, the failings of feckless fathers and overworked mothers, a dream gone sour and a friend indeed that you really don’t need, in the first of our International Programmes. Advisory Cert 15 Sunday 2nd December at 2.00pm NIAMOS sc.1…

American Independent 26/11/18

There’s familial loyalty and filial frustration, manipulative mothers and absentee fathers, traumatic memories and concrete metaphors, voices in the head and doubts in the mind, fitting memorials and magical exits in our selection of the best new American Independent shorts. Advisory Cert 15 Monday 26th November at 6.00pm NIAMOS sc1 (Nia Cultural Centre), Chichester Road, Warwick…

French Programme 29/11/18

The thoughtless cruelty of children, a relationship breaking down, and a pick-up gone sour, shifts of perspective and visions of possible futures, cops in crisis, and soldiers in search of love, in this collection of Gallic shorts. Advisory Cert 18 Thursday 29th November at 6.00pm Alliance Française, 125 Portland St, Manchester M1 4QD Get Tickets here…

German Programme 29/11/18

We’ve got a heist with a bizarre twist, a study of guilt in a police officer, the job interview from hell, two tales of extra-marital affairs gone bad, a tragic miscarriage and the process of divorce through a child’s eyes, all coming together in our Deutsch denomination of films. Advisory Cert 15 Thursday 29th November…

Italian Programme 28/11/18

We’ve awkward goodbyes and overdue reunions, snotty philosophical musings and suspect religious conversions, an expressionist nightmare, and two very different meditations on the immigrant experience, in our Italian Programme. Advisory Cert 15 Wednesday 28th November at 7.00pm INSTITUTO CERVANTES, 326-330 Deansgate, Campfield Avenue Arcade, Manchester M3 4FN Get Tickets here SILVIA                                        UK Premiere Dir /…

Spanish Programme 28/11/18 & 29/11/18

We’ve methods of mourning and coping with grieving, flights from responsibility and retreats from reality, a past ever-present and a future on hold, romantic regret and parental neglect, unrealistic expectations and dancing on air, in this year’s Spanish selection. Advisory Cert 15 Wednesday 28th Nov 5.00pm (main screening) Instituto Cervantes, 326-330 Deansgate, Campfield Avenue Arcade, Manchester…

Polish Programme One 27/11/18

There’s toxic masculinity and provincial patriarchy, cinema romance and the cold comfort of strangers, rekindled relationships and awkard reunions in the first of our Polish Programmes. Advisory Cert 15 Tuesday 27th November at 4.00pm GOODSTOCK, 6 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 5QA Get Tickets here LEADER                                           UK Premiere Dir / Prod / Wri: Priwieziencew Katia,  Dir…