KRRR! 6th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
8. - 10. April 2011, Kino Mir 70, Krnov, The Czech Republic
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|Written by: Jakub Klíma||Date: 12.03.2011. Updated 29-05-21|
|Under patronage of the Municipal centre of information and culture Krnov, together with Ministry of Culture, under the patronage of town major of Krnov, the Mir 70 theatre will again be the meeting point for film enthusiasts from not only the Czech Republic but also visitors from many European counties, including Austria, Holland, France, Poland and Germany. The event is organized in collaboration with town Krnov and the Association of Czech Film Clubs, supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. The event also cooperates with Polska Federacja dyskusyjnych klubów filmowych.|
Apart the film excitement, every festival visitor can enjoy small exhibition of screening technique in Mir theatre foyer, film posters are to be on display and some interesting comments to every film. All the visitor will have the opportunity to see „the behind the scene“ of every projection room and to see the technology at work (Meopta UM 70/35 projectors).
"The name of the festival - KRRR! – which is a part of the festival logo originated in Filmochod agency which is responsible for unified visual presentation of our event. It has several meanings: KRRR! can be seen as an interjection - a group of consonants which evokes the sound of the projector machine, or from point of view of phonetic terms a combination of voiceless and consonant sounds ( velar and dental) forming (almost unpronounceable for foreigners) beginning of the city name - Krnov. This original idea which approval aroused strong reactions is hoped to attract new visitors as well as fulfil expectations and standard of those faithful patrons from past years " (Taken from a official press release).
The 70mm cinema Mír 70 in Krnov is currently only one in the Visegrad Four countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary), which is able to screen 70mm film of the original, six-track magnetic stereo sound to 105 square meters of slightly curved screen. One of the main task of the festival is to recall now unused film format which dazzled visitors in its time by brilliant display of details in picture and and insurmountable sound to nowadays public – DESPITE ALL THE DRAWBACKS THAT OLD AND WORN-OUT COPIES OF 70mm FILMS BRING.
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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
• Festival Page
• KRRR! Facebook
|Kino Mir 70 manager, Mr. Pavel Tomešek and 70mm Festival Mr. Jakub Klima. Image by Thomas Hauerslev|
As in previous years we have selected some titles for this year festival that will have their cinema premier in the Czech Republic. The first is an all-time musical "The Sound of Music" (1965) and the second is historical epic "55 days in Peking“ (1963).
We offer favourable price of accreditation for 3 days for 650, - CZK (approx. 28 EUR) (students get 40% discount under 26 years of age; film club members get 20% discount on presentation of film club ID). Admissions to individual films without accreditation will range between 50-100 CZK. Number of seats sold individually will be limited according to number of accredited patrons.
All films will be shown in original version with Czech subtitles.
Should you have any further inquiries, feel free to contact us at our website. You can also proceed on-line accreditation here, or via my e-mail address.
Weekend 70mm Program
|Friday 08.04.2011||Saturday 09.04.2011||Sunday 10.04.2011|
| ||10:10 "55 Days in Peking" in Super Technirama 70 and 6-track magnetic stereo|
|10:00 "Old Shatterhand" in MCS 70 Super Panorama and 6-track magnetic stereo|
|14:00 "Days of Heaven" in 70mm Panavision with 6-track Dolby Stereo||13:00 “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in 70mm Panavision with 6-track Dolby Stereo|
|12:45 “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in 70mm Panavision with 6-track Dolby Stereo |
|17:00 “Vzlyot” |
|17:00 “Play Time” filmed in 65mm and presented in 70mm with 6-track DTS sound||15:15 “The Sound of Music” in Todd-AO|
|19:45 “The Sound of Music” in Todd-AO||19:45 “Dune” filmed in Todd-AO 35, and presented in 70mm with 6-track Dolby Stereo|
|18:45 “Alien 3” in 70mm Panavision with 6-track Dolby Stereo|
|22:15 Small „Get Together“ (to 6th anniversary of 70mm film fest in Krnov)||22:15 “Alien 3” in 70mm Panavision with 6-track Dolby Stereo|
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2011 Festival Pass
Includes admission to all screenings during the three days. It does not include accommodation.
Festival Pass Price: 650 CZK/ approx. 28 EUR (it may change due exchange rate).
Reservation will be accepted by Jakub Klíma
The organisers wish to thank the following individuals for their help
- Francois Carrin, France
- Duncan McGregor, Bradford, UK
- Geraldine Higgins, Hollywood Classic, UK
- Kevin Barrett, 20th Fox, USA
- Richard Huhndorf, Warner Bros. , UK
- Hans Haenssler, Germany
- Herbert Born, Germany
- James Layton, UK
- Jean-Luc Peart, France
- and above all to Thomas Hauerslev
Special thanks to Jaromír Blažejovský from Masaryk University for his invaluable help, Radomír D. Kokeš and Adéla Kokešová as well as many thanks go to Pavel Tomešek, the head of cinema Mir 70 in Krnov, officals of culture department of Krnov, namely to manager of the project Marcela Procházková, (MIKS) for their never-ending work.
Many thanks to wonderful people from AČFK, Filmochod, Jan Nálepa, Adélka Kokešová, our families and many others for their endeavour work and support.
|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 (Phone: +420 775 919 059)
Projectors will be on display 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 on sale for all visitors
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