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KRRR! 13th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
13-15. April 2018, Kino Mir 70, Krnov, The Czech Republic

The 70mm Newsletter
Written by: Martin Leskovsky and Pavel Tomesek, Kino Mir 70Date: 02.02.2018
The year has elapsed and the next 70mm Film Fest regularly taking place in Krnov is knocking on the door again. Characteristic festival logo 70 KRRR! originated by Filmochod agency has several meanings: Mainly as an beginning of the name Krnov or assumed as interjection it evokes the typical noise from projectors and in combination with graphic design represents a number 70 arranged with fingers on hand.

After a year the majestic cinema Mir 70 will become a place where true film fans of celluloid from many European counties - especially enthusiasts loving widescreen format - will meet. Three days of a rare occasion to see great 70mm movies screened on a 105 square meters of slightly curved screen and good opportunity to remember history of “old school” cinema technology in today's sterile digital era.

The rootage of festival went down to the year of 2005 since when small seminar has spread wide to the international popularity with visitors not only from the Czech Republic but also the ones come from many European counties, including Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Poland, Slovak republic, United States and United Kingdom. With respect to ever-rising interest in festival the 70mm format never seems to die...
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Kino Mir 70 staff are ready to assist you. Picture by Thomas Hauerslev

Unique cine-meeting prepares the Municipal Centre of information and culture Krnov under patronage of the Town Hall and mayor of Krnov together with State Cinematography Fund and with Association of Czech Film Clubs and supported by many volunteers.

Special thanks go to the festival team, especially to Pavel Tomesek, head manager of MIR 70 theatre, who is the prime mover of all that…

… and extra special thanks go to Thomas Hauerslev for invaluable help.

And what can you look forward to see?

02.02.2018: Special announcement, first KRRR! 2018 titles announced:

South Pacific (1958)
Little Buddha (1993)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The Last Emperor (1987)
For those I loved / Au nom de tous les miens (1983)
Proryv / Прорыв / Breakthrough (1986)

See final film schedule below.
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Kino Mir 70
Namesti Miru 14
794 01 Krnov
The Czech Republic

Telephone: +420 554 615 050

Head of the Kino Mir 70: Pavel Tomešek

Weekend 70mm Program & Tickets

FRIDAY 13. April 2018

SATURDAY 14. April 2018

SUNDAY  15. April 2018

Prices of accreditation are 800 CZK for 3 days and 650 CZK for 2 days pass.

Traditional Widescreen Film Festival KRRR! 13-15. april 2018, Krnov, Czech Republic.

Original title: "South Pacific" (2:31) 17:00 - 19:31 + Intermission. Filmed in: 65mm 5 perforations, 24 frames per second. Principal photography in: Todd-AO. Presented in: Todd-AO with 6-track DTS stereo (Restored Todd-AO 70mm DTS print). Aspect ratio: 2,21:1. Country of origin: USA. Production year: 1957. World Premiere: 19.03.1958 Criterion, New York, USA .

Directed by Joshua Logan; written by Paul Osborn, based on the musical by Oscar Hammerstein 2d, Richard Rodgers, and Mr. Logan, from the book Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener; cinematographer, Leon Shamroy; edited by Robert Simpson; music by Mr. Hammerstein and Mr. Rodgers; art designers, Lyle Wheeler and John DeCuir; produced by Buddy Adler; released by Twentieth Century Fox.

Rossano Brazzi (Emile de Becque), Mitzi Gaynor (Nellie Forbush), John Kerr (Lieutenant Cable), Ray Walston (Luther Billis), Juanita Hall (Bloody Mary) and France Nuyen (Liat).

Go to Počátky Todd-AO

How to get to Krnov

Projection staff are ready to show 70mm films. Picture by Thomas Hauerslev

By car:

GPS: 50.086352, 17.699144

By train:

The train station is called Krnov - Hlavní nádraží (Krnov - Main Station), from the staiton it is 1,6 km to the cinema. You can take Revoluční street, when you pass Albert hypermarket you turn right, then cross the bridge and on your right you can see the movie theatre "Kino Mír".

By bus:
Bus station is next to the Albert hypermarket so you cross the bridge and on your right you can see the movie theatre "Kino Mír".

By plane:
You get to the Prague Airport (PRG) and then you can go by plane from Prague to Ostrava (OSR, then by train from Ostrava to Krnov - Hlavní nádraží (Krnov - Main Station). Or from Prague to Krnov by train (change in Olomouc).

2018 Credits

The beautiful Kino Mir 70. Image by Thomas Hauerslev

Manager of the project:
Marcela Procházková
Director of the Mir 70 theather and founder: Pavel Tomešek
Projectonists: Petra Pokorná, Martin Bodešínský, Pavel Tomešek and Martin Leskovský.
Sub-titling: Martin Bodešínský
Preparation of film copies: Pavel Tomešek
Web/visual artworks: Adam Hruby, and Jakub Klima and Adela Kokesova

Projectors will be on display in the in Mir 70 foyer and everyone will be invited to visit the projection room. A small breakfast before the morning screening and some refreshment during the whole seminar will be on sale for all visitors.
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Updated 01-02-2018