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KRRR! 12th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
7-9. April 2017, Kino Mir 70, Krnov, The Czech Republic

The 70mm Newsletter
Written by: Martin Leskovsky and Pavel Tomesek, Kino Mir 70Date: 21.01.2017
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...
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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

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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.

Weekend 70mm Program & Tickets

FRIDAY 7. 4. 2017

14:00 Úvod - zahájení / introduction 10 min
14:10 Romance o zamilovaných / Romans o vlyublyonnykh 135 min
17:00 Úvod - introduction 10 min
17:10 Vysoká hra patriotů / Patriot Games 117
19:45 Slav. zahájení 15 min
20:00 Úvod / introduction 10 min
20:10 Říše slunce / Empire of the Sun 154 min

SATURDAY 8. 4. 2017

09:00 Úvod  / introduction 10 min 09:10
09:10 Navždy a daleko / Far and Away 135 min
11:45 přednáška - lecture 60 min

• On the occasion of the 12th 7OMM Seminar 2017 in Krnov, in70mm.com & biografmuseet.dk Presents “DANISH 7OMM ROADSHOW CINEMA”. A 45 min old-fashioned slide show with running commentary. A pure picture presentation about a handful of the largest 70mm cinemas, IMAX and Special Venue 70mm entertainment in Denmark from 1958 - 2017. Presentation is in English by Thomas Hauerslev, editor of in70mm.com

12:45 Přestávka na oběd / lunch break 120 min
14:45 Úvod / introduction 10 min
14:55 Goya - oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis 136 min + intermission
17:45 Úvod / introduction 10 min
17:55 Hook 144 min
20:30 Úvod / introduction 10 min
20:40 STAR! 186 min + intermission

SUNDAY  9. 4. 2017

09:00 Úkaz krátkých filmů / Short 70mm 45 min
10:00 Úvod / introduction 10 min
10:10 Kam orli nelétají / Where Eagles Dare 168 min + intermission
13:30 Úvod / introduction 10 min
13:40 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 151 min

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

Traditional Widescreen Film Festival KRRR! 7.-9. april 2017, Krnov, Czech Republic.

Original title: ROMANS O VLYUBLYONNYKH / Романс о влюбленных – 135 mins
Poetical drama
Country of origin: USSR, 1974
Filmed in: Sovscope 70
Print: A vintage print, full colour ORWO
Presented as: 6-channel magnetic stereo, original version, czech subtitles
Date of world premiere: 10.11.1974 (Soviet Union)
Released in CSSR: 17.1.1975 on 70mm (+35 mm anamorphic later)
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 28.1.1975
Directed by: Andrej Michalkov - Končalovskij
Starring: Alexandr Zbrujev, Nikolaj Griňko, Innokentij Smoktunovskij, Jelena Koreněva, Ija Savvina, Vladimír Protasenko, Vladimir Konkin, Irina Kupčenko, …
Awards: Winner of Grand prix Golden Globe on International Film Festival Karlovy Vary (1974)
Original title: PATRIOT GAMES – 117 mins
Action thriller, drama according to the book by Tom Clancy
Country of origin: USA, 1992
Filmed in: Panavision 35mm anamorphic, blow-up 70mm
Print: A vintage print, full colour spectrum, very quality picture and sound
Presented as: 6-channel magnetic Dolby A, original version, czech subtitles
Date of world premiere: 5.6.1992
Released in CSFR: 29.10.1992 only on 35mm
kino Mir70 premiere: 5.12.1992 35mm Dolby SR only
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 7.4.2017
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Starring: Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin, Sean Bean, Thora Birch, James Fox, Samuel L. Jackson, Polly Walker, J.E. Freeman, James Earl Jones, Richard Harris, …
Original title: EMPIRE OF THRE SUN – 153 mins
Emotive war drama according to the novel by J. G. Ballard
Country of origin: USA, 1987
Filmed in: 35 mm 1:1,85, 70 mm blow-up
Print: A vintage print, full colour
Presented as: 6-channel magnetic stereo, czech subtitles
Date of world premiere: 8.12.1987
Premiere in CSSR or later in Czech republic: never been released
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 7.4.2017
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Joe Pantoliano, Leslie Phillips, Masató Ibu, Ben Stiller, Barrie Houghton, …
Awards: Nominated for six Academy Awards (1988) and two Golden Globe (1988), one nomination of New York Film Critics Circle… and after all winner only in three categories BAFTA Awards (1989) of six. (Best cinematography, sound mixing, music)
Originál title: FAR AND AWAY – 135 mins
Retro, adventure, romance
Country of origin: USA, 1992
Filmed in: Panavision System 65, ARRI 765 (some scenes) & VistaVision (aerial shots), 35mm anamorphic (some scenes) and presented in Panavision Super 70,
Print: 70mm blow-up, full colour spectrum
Presented as: 6-channel magnetic stereo Dolby A, original version, czech subtitles
Date of world premiere: 18.5.1992 (France, Cannes)
Released in CSFR: 24.9.1992 (35mm anamorphic only)
kino Mir70 premiere: 19.11.1992 (35mm Dolby A)
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 8.4.2017
Directed by: Ron Howard
Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Robert Prosky, Barbara Babcock, Cyril Cusack, Colm Meaney, Michelle Johnson, Barry McGovern, Jared Harris, …
Original title: GOYA – ODER DER ARGE WEG DER ERKENNTNIS – 136 mins
Historical, biography, drama
Country of origin: GDR-USSR-Bulharia-Yugoslavia coproduction, 1971
Filmed in: Sovscope 70, DEFA 70
Print: A vintage print, full colour ORWO
Presented as: 6-channel magnetic stereo, original (german) version, czech subtitles
Date of world premiere: july 1971 (Moscow)
Released in CSSR: 20.4.1973, 35mm anamorphic and 70mm prints specially with czech dubbing
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 9.12.1973
Directed by: Konrad Wolf
Starring: Donatas Banionis, Fred Düren, Tatyana Lolova, Rolf Hoppe, Mieczyslaw Voit, Gustaw Holoubek, Wolfgang Kieling, Martin Flörchinger, Peter Slabakov, …
Awards: Winner of special Award on International Film Festival Moscow (1971)
Originál title: HOOK – 142 mins
Adventure, comedy, family
Country of origin: USA, 1991
Filmed in: Panavision (anamorphic)
Print: 70mm blow-up, full colour spectrum
Presented as: 6-channel magnetic stereo Dolby A, original version, czech subtitles
Date of world premiere: 8.12.1991
Released in CSFR: ČR 10.4.1992 (35mm anamorphic dubbed prints)
kino Mir70 premiere: 19.11.1992 (35mm anamorphic Dolby SR)
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 8.4.2017
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Caroline Goodall, Charlie Korsmo, Laurel Cronin, Phil Collins, Dante Basco, …
Awards: Nominated for five Academy Awards (1992) and one Golden Globe (1992)

Originál title: STAR! – 176 mins + Intermission
Musical, biography of Gertrude Lawrence
Country of origin: USA, 1968
Filmed in: TODD-AO
Print: restored 70mm, very quality, full colour spectrum
Presented as: digital 6-channel DATASAT, original version, czech subtitles
Date of world premiere: 22.10.1968 (USA)
Never released in CSSR
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 8.4.2017
Directed by: Robert Wise
Starring: Julie Andrews, Richard Crenna, Michael Craig, Daniel Massey, Jenny Agutter, J. Pat O'Malley, Roy Scheider, Linda Dano, Ian Abercrombie, Bernard Fox, …
Nominated for seven Academy Awards (1969) and three Golden Globe (1969)… and winner the best actor in a supporting role only
Originál title: WHERE EAGLES DARE – 135 mins + Intermission
War action, intelligence adventure according to the novel by Alistair MacLean
Country of origin: USA-GB, 1968
Filmed in: Panavision (anamorphic)
Presented as: 6-channel magnetic stereo, german version, czech subtitles
Print: 70mm blow-up, faded colours, pink
Date of world premiere: 4.12.1968 (UK)
Never released in CSSR
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 9.4.2017
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Starring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Michael Hordern, Donald Houston, Anton Diffring, Derren Nesbitt, Vincent Ball, Ferdy Mayne, Ingrid Pitt, …
Originál title: BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE – 151 mins
Action sci-fi adventure, adapted comics
Country of origin: USA, 2016
Filmed in: Panavision anamorphic, Panavision Super 70 (some shots), Systém 65 horizontal IMAX (some scenes) Digital 4K
Presented as: digital 6-channel DATA SAT, original version, czech subtitles
Print: 70mm blow-up, full colour spectrum
World premiere: 20.3.2016
Released in Czech republic: 24.3.2016 (DCP 2D/3D)
kino Mir70 premiere: 24.3.2016 (DCP, 2D/3D)
kino Mir70 premiere on 70mm: 9.4.2017
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, Gal Gadot, Kevin Costner, Scoot McNairy, …

Curiosity: Amazement and very rare find - 30 minutes 70mm 3D short movie, never ran through projector until now!

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).

2017 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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