Kinofilm Festival resurects the Kino Film Club Manchester for an Autumn season of Cult Movies. Going back to their roots as the original pop up cinema in Manchester back in the days of 1993 – 2000, they’ll be presenting an Autumn season at various venues in Manchester and Salford. They are kicking of with a fantastic Ralph Bakshi triple bill: HEAVY TRAFFIC/FRITZ THE CAT/COONSKIN on Wed 19th September as part of the national BEYOND SCALA Festival. Taking place at The Black Lion | 65 Chapel Street, Salford, Greater Manchester | M3 5HW This is the facebook invite https://www.facebook.com/events/133221773488115/133224603487832/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity These are the films FRITZ THE CAT @ 6.00pm The infamous Ralph Bakshi feature that made his reputation was the first animated film to to receive an “X” rating.Fritz is a college-age feline wandering the hippie-era streets of New York in search of political, sexual & chemical experiences. HEAVY TRAFFIC @ 7.30pm Ralph Bakshi’s follow-up to Fritz the Cat is a mixture of live action and animation. It’s a downbeat look at the urban life of a young New Yorker. COONSKIN (aka Streetfight) @ 9.00pm Animator Ralph Bakshi conjures up a violent universe populated by hustlers and punks, sad-eyed prostitutes and sullen gangsters. Coonskin looks at the bleak life and rude energy of the American inner city. An angry, violent portrayal of Harlem street life and the black condition of the 70s. Live action & animation starring Barry White, Scatman Crothers and Philip Michael Thomas. Uncut version.