Kino Women In Shorts Programme Now Announced

Weds 11th July will be a special night at Kino celebrating the talents of women film makers. The evening will start with a special music and photo slide show by artist, photographer, singer Agnieszka Lucya titled “Love to three countries” – Poland, Germany, France through street photography and improvised music.

Three hour programme of shorts and discussions will follow with films by: Adele Myers, Aurora Fearnley, Renee Richards, Kate Murphy, Aimee Powell, Nagwa Rahman, Ruthie Meiri Newgrosh, Soile Mottisenkangas and Molly Brown.

FILMS TO BE SCREENED

“LOVE TO THREE COUNTRIES” is an slideshow exhibition created on the personal story of Agnieszka Lucya showing street photography pictures from the three countries she is emotionally connected to: Poland, Germany and France. Everyday people, their life situations, emotions in the pictures are accompanied with music from these three countries. Together with the guitarist Tomasz Kurowski who plays electric guitar, Agnieszka performs classical music from Bach, Schubert, Chopin, Ravel and other composers as well as modern actual music and poems. Both musicians passion is to modify, reinterpretate, improvise and play around to explore, open and connect musical and visual worlds.

DANIEL
Dir; Aurora Fearnley, Prod; Loran Dunn, 8 mins (Manchester 2011)
Daniel follows the story of a 1940’s boy with a gift of foresight, will he continue to risk his life inducing visions to help the war effort? A period drama shot on the Nokia N8 mobile phone and made at Cheetham’s School of Music. Commissioned by NOKIA and premiered at the 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival.

SHADES OF LIVING
Dir; Aurora Fearnley, (Cumbria 2012), 10 mins
Set in the Cumbrian countryside, we see a young boy trying to help his parents deal with a loss which is slowly breaking down their lives.

BROUGHTON’S BRIGHTEST
Dir; Renee Byrne, Prod; The Lowry & Partners, 20 mins (Salford 2012)
Made for the Lowry Museum and Art Gallery in responce to a bried that included building bridges between higher and lower Broughton and attempting to bring the diverse communities with the area together. The features, the art and music of talented people of Broughton.

ALMIGHTY LULU
Dir/Prod/Writ; Ruthie Meiri Newgrosh, 5 mins (Manchester/Salford 2012) Salford University
Baby Lulu has super powers which she receives from her Mum’s milk. She’s getting to be a big baby now and Mum is trying to feed her other food. But Baby Lulu will have none of it!

BETTY DAVIS
Dir/Prod/Writ; Nagwa Rahman, Co-Writ; Sion Eirug, 10 mins (Manchester 2012)
‘Bette Davis’ presents the surreal, sardonic last moments of the late actress as she reflects on her life in a delusional, bed ridden state. Her invincibility and icon hood is punctured as she clings on to her past glories in a nightmare interview conducted from hell which is sparked by her deeper moral sub consciousness.

SHADES OF BEIGE
Dir/Prod/Writ; Aimee Powell, Co-Prod; Ian Beaumont. 15 mins (London 2010)
Jodie (Michelle Dockery – “Downton Abbey”) and her brother (Edward Hogg) have shared an unusually close bond since their infancy but when his is convicted of child abuse it begins to unravel. The fragmented narrative jumps between confronting the world of their past and their struggle to salvage their lost idyll.

BULLY FACTORY
Dir: Soile Mottisenkangas, Prod; Rosalie Faitfull, Writ; Mia Ylonen, 12 mins (Edinburgh 2011)
21st century high productive school system allows dark age way of bullying. The hero from game world turns out to be a teacher making all the difference. Inspired by the book “Hairikkotehd” (2011) written by game designer and author Ville Vuorela. MA Graduation film from Napier University, Scotland.

HUMPER’S END
Dir/Prod/Writ; Kate Murphy, 7 mins (Manchester 2012)
A dogging detective story created during Filmonik Kabaret 2012.

RACING TIME
Dir; Adele Myers and Ra Page, Prod; Ra Page, 3 mins (Manchester 2012)
In this adaptation of a poem by Chris Woods, a 70 year-old fell runner travesl rough terrain, in extreme weather conditions, to reach his ultimate goal.

A GUIDE TO SAFE DINING
Dir/Prod/Writ; Molly Brown. 2m 36s (London 2011)
A spoof public information film on the dangers of eating.

PLEASE NOTE: NOT IN ORDER OF SCREENING.

DOORS OPEN FOR SALE OF TICKETS AT 7.00PM, EVENT WILL START AT 7.30PM PROMPT.

TICKETS:
£4.00 full price
£3.00 concessions (students / unemployed)
Advance reservations recommended by emailing John or turn up and pay on the door.

Venue: The Black Lion, 65 Chapel Street, Salford M3 5HW
The venue is just 12 minutes walk from Piccadilly Gardens, 5 minutes from Victoria train station or just 2 minutes walk down Blackfriars Street, off Deansgate (across from the bottom of Market Street/St Mary’s Gate).

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