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Documentary Shorts - Kinofilm Festival 2017 (Cert 15)

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Lecture A, 3rd Floor, University Place

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9PL

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We've tattooists and sculptors, surfers and make-up artists, issues of cultural identity and belonging and the remains of a relationship, in a programme that demonstrates that sometimes, true stories are the most dramatic of all.

NIOFAR UK PREMIERE

(Dir: Hugo Lemant, Prod: Gautier Lacaille, France / Senegal, 2017, 6 min 30 sec)

In Wolof, Niofiar means "to be together". An ode to sharing and cultural exchanges.

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE DOTS

(Dir / Prod: Carol Lynn, Dir: Michael Gardiner, UK, 2016, 4 min 29 sec)

Tattooist Ferank Manseed is obsessed with dots.

THE RESIDUE OF A RELATIONSHIP

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Brett Chapman, UK, 2016, 14 min 50 sec)

"When a relationship ends there are often some leftovers, little pieces of what it once was clinging on in the subtleties of day-to-day life."

BORN OF STONE

(Wri / Dir: Emilio Bellu, Italy, 2016, 15 min)

A portrait of the artist Pinuccio Sciola and his belief that stones are not just the material that gives shape to the universe - they are alive, plastic, a fundamental way to communicate with nature.


FOREIGN LOCAL

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Moriya Benavot, Israel, 2016, 9 min 8 sec)

Some were born here, some moved to Israel when they were very young. They all have lived most of their lives here, yet they are still labeled as foreigners.

COMMODITY CITY

(Dir: Jessica Kingdon, Prod: Kira Simon-Kennedy, Daniel Cooper, USA / China, 2017, 10 min 43 sec)

The daily lives of vendors who work in the largest wholesale consumer market in the world: the Yiwu Markets in China.

APNOE

(Dir: Nicola Stephanie Sangs, Belgium, 2016, 8 min 56 sec)

A long-repressed childhood memory is recalled within the intimate and uterine space of a bathtub.

THE HUMAN FACE

(Dir / Prod: Aline Pimentel, Cast: Kazuhiro Tsuji, Gary Oldman, Guillermo Del Toro, USA, 2017 13 min 39 sec)

By giving meaning to each and every mark on his sculptures, artist Kazuhiro Tsuji gives meaning to his own life.

SUNSET MERMAID

(Dir: José Menéndez, Prod: Laura Güemes, Mexico, 2017, 5 min 20 sec)

Short documentary about Jocelyne Heras and the relationship between surf and life.

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Lecture A, 3rd Floor, University Place

The University of Manchester

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M13 9PL

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