Gentofte International Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
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to the first edition of Gentofte International Film Festival, or "GIFF
70". With support from The Danish Film Institute and Carlsberg, GIFF 70 will
focus exclusively on the majestic and legendary 7OMM format. GIFF 70 is
intended to be an annual festival in January. Because of pandemic
restrictions, the 2021
festival has been moved to May 21-23, 2021.
ambitions are high, and in the future our aim is also to have
international guests travelling to Gentofte to see films in the
authentic 70mm format at the Kino"
-, says Sune Lind Thomsen, manager of
Sune bought the Kino in March 2020, and his ambition was to be able to show
all film formats, including 70mm. GIFF 70 is a celebration of large format
films, and to the greatest film makers. Sune bought an authentic
Philips DP70 Todd-AO projector and had it installed. The premiere was Christopher
in blazing 70mm in August 2020. It was a huge success in 70mm, playing for
more than a month. Gentofte Kino was one of two dozen European cinemas which
exclusively in the splendour of 7OMM.
The Kino opened in 1938, and has welcomed guests for 83 years! In fact
today, it is the second largest Danish single screen cinema with 290
comfortable Quinette seats. The matt-white screen is 12 meters wide and with
a proper CinemaScope curve. The Kino is equipped with Dolby Stereo for 70mm,
a digital projector, and not least with proper curtains in front of the
This is a unique opportunity to see some recent films presented in authentic
70mm and some vintage classics. Do not miss this rare chance to see some of
the greatest films in a real cinema. Within these classic settings,
Gentofte International Film Festival 2021 launches the first 70mm festival
in many years in Copenhagen.
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Now showing in 70mm in a
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GIFF 70 Program
Gentofte International Film Festival 2021 Presents:
not miss this ultra rare chance to see Blake Edward's timeless classic "The
Great Race", presented in an original first-run 70mm vintage print from 1966
• "The Hateful Eight"
(2015), Quintin Tarantino
• "Dunkirk" (2017),
• “Out of
Africa” (1985), Sidney Pollack
• "Joker" (2019), Todd
(2014), Christopher Nolan
• "The Great Race" (1965), Blake Edwards
All films shown in original version with Danish subtitles
in Danish or contact Kathrine Laursen, PR &
Marketing Manager at Gentofte Kino, phone +45 2868 5107
Gentofte Kino is located just out side the city center of Copenhagen, and is
easy to reach by the S-trains. 17 minutes by train, and then a short walk in
lovely suburb of Gentofte.
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