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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 70 Date: 02.02.2018
Updated 21-01-2024
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.

See final film schedule below.


Kino Mir 70
Namesti Miru 14
794 01 Krnov
The Czech Republic

Telephone: +420 554 615 050

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Weekend 70mm Program & Tickets

FRIDAY 13. April 2018
14.00 Proryv / Прорыв / Breakthrough (1986)
16.30 Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
19.30 The Last Emperor (1987)

SATURDAY 14. April 2018
9.00 For those I loved / Au nom de tous les miens (1983)
12.45 Presentation "IN 7OMM: Past and Present" by Thomas Hauerslev

On the occasion of the 13th KRRR! 7OMM Seminar, April 2018, in70mm.com Presents “IN 7OMM: Past & Present”. A 45 min old-fashioned slide show with running commentary. A kaleidoscopic picture presentation about many aspects of 7OMM films and 7OMM Cinema. Based on nearly 40 years of personal experience and research, the lecture is presented in a popular non-academic way, which will enlighten and entertain fans of 70mm, and general audience alike. The lecture will touch the subjects of large screens, presentation, wide film, sound, festivals, special venue, home cinema and much more. Presentation is in English by Thomas Hauerslev, editor of in70mm.com & biografmuseet.dk. Presentation will be simultaneous translated to Czech by Bára Štefanová.

14.00 Phantom Thread (2017) - CANCELLED
14.00 The Exorcist (1973)
17.00 South Pacific (1958)
20.45 Apocalypse Now (1979)

SUNDAY  15. April 2018
9.00 Little Buddha (1993)
12.00 Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
14.30 Proryv / Прорыв / Breakthrough (1986)

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.

Czech title: South Pacific
Country of origin: USA
Cinematographic process: Todd AO
Presented in 70mm restored print, 6 track DTS soundtrack, original version, Czech subtitles, 151 minutes + intermission
Czech premiere: Never released in CSSR / Czech Republic
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 13th Krrr! 14 April 2018

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Czech title: Malý Buddha
Country of origin: Italy / France / Liechtenstein / UK
Cinematographic process: Arri 765, Technovision
Presented in 70mm blow-up, 6 track magnetic soundtrack, original version, Czech subtitles, 140 minutes
Czech premiere: 5 May 1994
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 1994 in 35mm anamorphic; 13th Krrr! 15 April 2018 in 70mm

Czech title: Apokalypsa
Country of origin: USA
Cinematographic process: Technovision, Todd-AO 35
Presented in 70mm blow-up, 6 track magnetic soundtrack, original version, Czech subtitles, 147 minutes
Czech premiere: 15 February 1996, 17 July 2003 re-release
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 1996 in 35mm anamorphic, 13th Krrr! 15 April 2018 in 70mm

Czech title: Poslední císař
Country of origin: UK / Italy / China / France / USA
Cinematographic process: Technovision
Presented in 70mm blow-up, 6 track magnetic soundtrack, Italian version, Czech and English subtitles, 163 minutes + intermission
Czech premiere: 1 February 1989 at Workers‘ Film Festival (WFF) winter 1989)
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 11 February 1989 at WFF winter 1989 in 35mm anamorphic, Czech dubbed version; 13th Krrr! 13 April 2018 in 70mm

Czech title: Jménem mých blízkých
Country of origin: France / Canada / Hungary
Cinematographic process: Spherical
Presented in 70mm blow-up, 6 track magnetic soundtrack, French version, Czech and English subtitles, 145 minutes
Czech premiere: Never released in CSSR / Czech Republic
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 13th Krrr! 14 April 2018 in 70mm

PRORYV / Прорыв (1986)
Czech title: Zával
Country of origin: USSR
Cinematographic process: anamorphic
Presented in 70mm blow-up, 6 track magnetic soundtrack, original version, Czech and English subtitles, 99 minutes
Czech premiere: 1 October 1987
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 5 - 6 April 1988 in 70mm

Czech title: Vražda v Orient Expresu
Country of origin: USA / Malta
Cinematographic process: ARRIRAW, Panavision Super 70
Presented in 70mm, 6 track DTS soundtrack, original version, Czech subtitles, 114 minutes
Czech premiere: 9 November 2017
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 9 November 2017 in DCP, 13th Krrr! 13 April 2018 in 70mm

Czech title: Smrtonosná zbraň 3
Country of origin: USA
Cinematographic process: Panavision
Presented in 70mm blow-up, 6 track magnetic soundtrack, original version, Czech subtitles, 118 minutes
Czech premiere: 1 January 1993
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 3 February 1993 in 35mm anamorphic, 13th Krrr! 15 April 2018 in 70mm

Czech title: Nit z přízraků
Country of origin: USA / UK
Cinematographic process: Spherical
Presented in 70mm blow-up, 6 track DTS soundtrack, original version, Czech subtitles, 130 minutes
Czech premiere: 1 February 2018
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 1 February 2018 in DCP, 13th Krrr! 13-15 April 2018 in 70mm

The Exorcist USA 1973
Czech title: Vymítač ďábla (The Exorcist) -
(122 min. + introduction)
70 mm 6-Track Dolby Stereo.
Rež. William Friedkin
Hororová klasika, která v době uvedení vyvolala skandál světového formátu.
2x Oscar + 8x nominace
Kino Mir 70 premiere: 10th April 2010

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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