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Films // Coming up // Kinofilm at The Poly: Documentaries
20 October
Saturday
5:00pm

Kinofilm at The Poly: Documentaries

A programme of documentaries from across 4 continents. Meditations on mortality and family: mourning, memorials, and medical ethics; the need for closure, the desire to move on, and the impossibility sometimes of ever doing so. All this, plus the disruptive effects of a chicken in the home, in this collection of strangely true stories. 
 
THE GOOD FIGHT 
Dir/Wri Ben Holman 
Brazil | 16 min | 15
Alan Duarte has lost nine close family members to gun violence in his favela community in Rio de Janeiro. Now, through his boxing project, he’s fighting to build a better future for his son and his community.
 
THE SANDMAN 
Dir Lauren Knapp 
USA | 18 min 54 sec | 15
Introducing Dr. Carlo Musso, a physician who has overseen Georgia’s lethal injection team since 2003.
 
I'M FREE
Dir/Prod/Wri Edvard Karijord, Bendik Mondal
Cast: Tore Karijord, Karin Karijord, Knut Karijord,  Torill Karijord 
Norway | 20 min | 15
On the 8th of October 2013, Geir Karijord went missing in Romsdal Valley, Norway. Left in an emotional limbo, without closure, his family tries to determine what happened.
 
LOTUS 
Dir/Prod/Wri Mohammadreza Vatandoust
Cast: Robabe Bakhshi 
Iran | 13 min 25 sec | PG
The building of the Lafour dam in Northern Iran resulted in a number of villages having to be evacuated, as they would be submerged under water. But one old woman has a reason to stay behind...
 
THE LAST OF HIS KIND 
Dir/Wri/Prod Jánik von Wilmsdorff
Cast: Paul Friedrich Freitag 
Germany | 11 min 12 sec | 15
Paul's home is now like a ghost town, attracting rubberneckers every day, from all over the world. But since his birth, Paul himself has never gone farther than a few kilometres from this place, because his heart belongs here. 
 
TUNGRUS 
Dir/Prod Rishi Chandna
Cast: The Bharde Family 
India | 13 min 56 sec | 15
There lives of a middle-class suburban Mumbai household are turned upside down when the eccentric patriarch brings home a baby chick for his cats to play with...
 
Kinofilm Festival celebrates its 15th edition this year and takes place in Manchester from 24th November to the 2nd December. Many of the programmes such as these will be available to screen as part of the festival tour in 2019. More details of Kinofilm at www.kinofilm.org.uk.
 
Tickets
Individual programme: £6.00 adult / £5.00 concessions
Pass to all 5 Kinofilm programmes: £21.00 adult / £18.00 concessions

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