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KRRR! 11th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
8-10. April 2016, Kino Mir 70, Krnov, The Czech Republic

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Written by: Martin Leskovsky and Pavel Tomesek, Kino Mir 70 Date: 21.03.2016
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 and United Kingdom. With respect to ever-rising interest in festival the 70mm format never seems to die...
 
More in 70mm reading:

KRRR! 2016 Festival Report

Home page: KINO MIR 70'S 70MM SEMINAR KRNOV

Gallery: 10th 70mm Seminar

Krrr! Means not only Krnov, but also a sound of roaring film projector

First 70mm Seminar
Second 70mm Seminar
Third 70mm Seminar + Gallery
4th 70mm Seminar
KRRR! 5th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
KRRR! 6th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
KRRR! 7th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
KRRR! 8th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
KRRR! 9th 70mm Film Fest Krnov

KRRR! 10th 70mm Film Fest Krnov

 
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 looking forward to? See final film schedule below and notice special festival bonus – two attractive titles confirmed additionally.
 
Internet link:

Festival Trailer
Festival Page
KRRR! Facebook

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

 
Festival Program Poster. Click on the image to see a large version

FRIDAY 8. 4. 2016

TABOR UCHODIT V NEBO 14:00 USSR-Moldavia 1976 99 mins. 80 Kč
ELVIS: THAT'S THE WAY IT IS 16:15 USA 1970 97 mins. 100 Kč
REMEMBER AFRICA 19:00 USA 1985 161 mins. 120 Kč

SATURDAY 9. 4. 2016
QUEST FOR FIRE 9:00 CAN-FRA 1981 100 mins. 100 Kč
ŽOLDNIERSKI TRUD (short) 11:15 Poland 1973 13 mins.
Lecture: Meopta Prerov – A Brief History of Optics (for accredited visitors only)
HEAVEN´S GATE 13:30 USA 1980 149 mins. 120 Kč
CLEOPATRA 16:45 UK/USA 1963 248 mins. 120 Kč
INTERSTELLAR 21:45 USA/UK 2014 169 mins. 120 Kč

SUNDAY 10. 4. 2016
THE HATEFUL EIGHT 10:00 USA 2015 187 mins. 120 Kč
LAST ACTION HERO 13:45 USA 1993 130 mins. 120 Kč
UNTOUCHABLES 16:30 USA 1987 119 mins. 100 Kč
 
 

Technical specification

 
CLEOPATRA
Czech name: Kleopatra
Country of origin: USA
Directed by: Joseph Leo Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Daryll F. Zanuck
Runtime: 248 mins + intermission, original version, Czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Filmed in TODD-AO, Mitchell BFC 65mm Camera
Aspect ratio: 2,2 : 1, restored print, (70mm respecting frame of original anamorphic ratio, 6-track digital sound DTS
World release date: 12. 6. 1963 Czech premiere: 26. 1. 1968 (70mm and 35mm anamorphic and 35/16mm with reduced ratio 1,66 : 1)
Premiere in cinema Mir 70: 26. 5. 1970 on 35mm anamorphic
70mm premiere in cinema Mir 70, 18. 5. 1973


THE HATEFUL EIGHT
Czech name: Osm hrozných
Country of origin: USA
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Runtime: 187 mins, original version, Czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Arriflex 765, Panavision APO Panatar Lenses Panavision 65
HR Camera, Panavision APO Panatar Lenses Panavision Panaflex System 65 Studio
Panavision APO Panatar Lenses
Aspect ratio: 2,76 : 1, Ultra Panavision 70 (anamorphic), 6-track digital sound DATASAT
World release date: 7. 12. 2015 Czech premiere: 7. 1. 2016 (D-Cinema only)
Premiere in cinema Mir 70: 7. 1. 2016 (D-Cinema)
70mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: Krrr! 2016


THE UNTOUCHABLES
Czech name: Neúplatní
Country of origin: USA
Directed by Brian De Palma
Runtime: 119 mins, original version, czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Camera Panavision (anamorphic)
Aspect ratio: 2,25 : 1, blow-up (respecting original anamorphic picture ratio), 6-track magnetic sound
World release date: 3. 6. 1987 Czech premiere: 1. 7. 1990 (70mm and 35mm anamorphic)
70mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 9. 10. 1990


QUEST FOR FIRE
Czech name: Boj o oheň
Country of origin: co-production France-Canada-USA
Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
Runtime: 100 mins, original version, no subtitles (the primeval do not need to be translated)
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Camera Panavision (anamorphic)
Aspect ratio: 2,2 : 1, blow-up, 6-track magnetic sound Dolby A
World release date: 16. 12. 1981 Czech premiere: 1. 8. 1990
Premiere in cinema Mir 70: 8.12.1990 (35mm anamorphic print only)
70mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 9. 4. 2016


HEAVEN´S GATE
Czech name: Nebeská brána
Country of origin: USA
Directed by Michael Cimino
Runtime: 149 mins, original version, Czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Cameras and lenses Panavision (anamorphic)
Aspect ratio: 2,2 : 1, blow-up, 6-track magnetic sound Dolby A
World release date: 19. 11. 1980 Czech premiere: never been released in CSSR
70mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 9. 4. 2016


OUT OF AFRICA
Czech name: Vzpomínky na Afriku
Country of origin: USA
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Runtime: 161 mins, original version, Czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Arriflex 35 BL, Zeiss Super Speed Lenses
Aspect ratio: 1,85 : 1, blow-up, 6-track magnetic sound Dolby A
World release date: 20. 12. 1985 Premiere in CSSR: 1. 3. 1989 (35mm only)
Premiere in cinema Mir 70: 9. 6. 1989 (under the patronage of Film Festival of Working people)
70mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 8. 4. 2016


INTERSTELLAR
Czech name: Interstellar
Country of origin: USA
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Runtime: 169 mins, original version, Czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Beaumont VistaVision Camera, Panavision Primo Lenses, IMAX MSM 9802, Hasselblad and Mamiya Lenses, Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL2, Ultra Speed Golden Lenses
Aspect ratio: 2,2 : 1, blow-up, 6-track DATASAT
World release date: 26. 10.2014 Czech premiere: 6. 11. 2014 (D-Cinema)
70mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 9. 4. 2016


ELVIS: THAT´S THE WAY IT IS
Czech name: Elvis: That's the Way It Is
Country of origin: USA
Directed by Denis Sanders
Runtime: 97 mins, original version, Czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Camera Panavision (anamorphic)
Aspect ratio: 2,2 : 1, blow-up, 6-track magnetic sound
World release date: 11. 11. 1970 Czech premiere: never been released in CSSR
70 mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 8. 4. 2016


LAST ACTION HERO
Czech name: Poslední akční hrdina
Country of origin: USA
Directed by John McTiernan
Runtime: 130 mins, original version, Czech subtitles
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Camera Panavision (anamorphic)
Aspect ratio: 2,2 : 1, blow-up, 6-track magnetic sound Dolby A
World release date: 18. 6. 1993 Czech premiere: 10. 9 1993 (Czech dub 35mm anamorphic print only)
Premiere in cinema Mir 70: 28. 9. 1993
70 mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 10. 4. 2016

 
 
TABOR UKCHODIT V NEBO / Табор уходит в небо
Czech name: Cikáni jdou do nebe
Country of origin: USSR-Moldavia
Directed by Emil Loteanu
Runtime: 99 mins, Russian version, Slovak subtitles
Cinematographic process: blow-up under Sovscope 70 technology
Aspect ratio: 2,2 : 1, 6-track magnetic sound
World release date: 5. 4. 1976 Czech premiere: 1. 1. 1977 (released on 70mm, 35mm anamorphic and 35/16mm academy ratio)
70 mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: 18. 2. 1977


ŻOŁNIERSKY TRUD (short)
English name: Soldiers' Toil
Czech name: Vojenská dřina
Country of origin: Poland
Directed by Janusz Chodnikiewicz
Runtime: 13 mins, no dialogues
Cinematographic process: Filmed in Camera Arriflex (anamorphic) Aspect ratio: 2,2:1, blow-up, 6-track magnetic sound Release date: October 12, 1973 Czech premiere: never been released in CSSR
70 mm premiere in cinema Mir 70: Krrr! 2016 Winner of the International Military Film Festival, Versailles, 1975
 
 

Lecture about Meopta Přerov by Vladimir Matula, MSc.

 
Mr Vladimir Matula, MSc., senior chief designer and a section leader of the Development and Design Division in Meopta Prerov

A very interesting lecture presented by Vladimir Matula, MSc., who worked as a senior chief designer and a section leader of the Development and Design Division in Meopta Prerov and a general manager of „Meopta – projectors“ division in the nineties of the last century, when the manufacture underwent transformation. He actively participated in kino projectors development.
 
 

How to get to Krnov

 
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).
 
 

2016 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: www.filmochod.cz, 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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