Aaben Cine Club present “This Sporting Life”

In collaboration with the Lass O’Gowrie, on Monday 18th Nov, we are holding a screening of the 60’s British cult classic by director Lindsay Anderson, “This Sporting Life” starring William Hartnell as part of the Lass O’Gowrie’s Doctor Who Festival celebrating 50 years of the Doctor. Those in the know will know well that Hartnell…

Kino Shorts 43, 13th Nov at Black Lion

First of two events this month, the first one at the Black Lion. A great programme of shorts from local filmmakers including two shorts from Jenny Longworth, “M is for Monica” is the filmmaker’s entry into the ABC’s of Death part 2 competition and the surreal dark short “Nightmare”; the latest trailer by hip filmmaker…

Kino Shorts 41: Women In Short Film 3

Submissions by Women Filmmakers Wanted Now. Our third Women in Film this year on Wed 16th October at the Black Lion, and this one is going to focus on women filmmakers, writers and actors. So if you’r a female director that’s great, but not all, if your short film is writen by a woman or…

Kino Festival Posters

Here’s a selection of posters from Kinofilm Festival. We can’t locate the full festival archive at present so have added a few additional posters from other Kino events. Artwork done by various volunteers designers that have worked with Kino over the years. Hope you enjoy them.

Interviews with Maxine Peake and Carol Morley

Media commentator and Kino host John Robb interviewing Maxine Peake after a screening of the feature  film “Edge”, directed by Carol Morley and starring Maxine Peake at the Black Lion at a Kino Feature event. The event took place on 25th April 2012 and played to a full house. John delved deep into the mind…

Kino Shorts Events

NOTE: ARCHIVE PAGE WEDNESDAY 17TH MARCH – KINO SHORTS SPECIAL OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS NOW. Our second event at Black Lion this year takes place on Wed 17th April and will focus on animation, music videos and experimental work. We’re inviting entries over the next 10 days. Work must have been completed within 2012 to date…

Kino Shorts

Kino Shorts hold regular monthly screenings at a number of locations which feature the latest short films from Manchester filmmakers and  those primarily in the North West of England.  Q&A sessions with filmmakers follow the screenings and the nights provide an opportunity for networking between emerging filmmakers, writers and other practitioners within the industy, together…

Kino Shorts 40

This Wed 11th Sept. Kino present Kino Shorts 40, Manchester and North West Short Film Showcase. The event takes place at the Three Minute Theatre on Oldham Street in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quanter. Featuring a great selection of films on offer including Jordan McGibney’s rather excellent dramatic short “Richard III: A Memoir of a…

Cine Club Scalarama Manchester Screenings

Kino’s Aaben Cult Cine Club is back in action this Wed 18th Sept and has two cult movie screenings as part of the national Scalarama Festival taking place throughout September. The two screenings take place at the Black Lion, Chapel Street, Salford, 5 mins from Deansgate. First on WED 18th Sept is Jindrich Polák’s pioneering…

Kino’s Aaben Cult Cine Club

Kino was founded originally in 1993 as the Kino Film Club, set up to carry on the work of the legendary Aaben Cinema in Hulme, known for its showing of art house, classic and cult movies throughout the 1980s. Kino started life as  a gorilla film club screening movies in venues throughout Manchester, from pubs…

Kino Services

At Kino we have services we can hire out mainly around doing pop-up screening or event programming and management. We can hire you a digital projector, screen and PA system. We can book your films, market and present your screenng for you in any location. If you’re doing a big outdoor screening and we don’t…

Kino Exposed Student Shorts Festival

Kino Exposed is a Student and Young People Short Film Festival. The 1st Kino Exposed Student Film Festival was held at Three Minute Theatre, Manchester on 10-12th June 2013. Submissions for the festival were open to all students and young people from 16yr – 26yr old. Entries were allowed in all normal categories, animation, experimental,…

Photo Gallery Women in Shorts

Here’s some photos from our first Women in Shorts event at The Black Lion, Salford earlier this year. The event featured some really top works by the region’s emerging short filmmakers in Manchester and was completely sold out event.

Photos from Women in Shorts 2

Photos from Kino’s Women in Shorts 2. The night was hosted by our very own Jane McConnel who style really added polish to the night. Jane McConnell interviews directors Soile Mottisenkangas, Natalie Kennedy (previously Smith), Alice D Cooper, Marcela Hervia, Mar Shro, Kate Lloyd, Kasia Wisniowska and actress Jessica Blake (about her role in Phil…

Kinofilm Festival

Festival Overview Kinofilm Manchester European Short Film Festival – MANCHESTER (2013/14)) http://www.facebook.com/kinofilmfest Please note the Festival provisionally dated for Nov 2013 has been moved to Feb 2014 for logistical reasons beyond our control. Kinofilm would now like to announce the dates of the relaunch of the KINOFILM Manchester International Short Film Festival will be 26th…