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Widescreen Weekend 2001
9 - 12 March, 2001. Pictureville, Bradford, England

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The 70mm Newsletter
Written by: Thomas Hauerslev Date: 29.04.2017 (Remastered)
British 2OO1 re-release of "2OO1: A Space Odyssey" to a full house. The extraordinary loyal Widescreen Weekend audience. Picture by Thomas Hauerslev

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Bill Lawrence, Head of Cinema:
The Widescreen Weekend is a celebration of all that is extraordinary in large format film and has become a highlight on the film festival calendar.

Read full text: Creating the Widescreen Weekend

Tony Cutts & Duncan McGregor, Heads of Projection:
The audiences clearly prefer the curve to the flat screen. Generally, we have a difficult job explaining the difference between the formats and what film goes on which screen. "Why don't you show this on the curve?" they often ask.

Read full text: Projecting the Widescreen Weekend

Bill Lawrence, Head of Cinema:
I get quite a lot of feed-back from our guests in the form of letters, e-mails and phone calls. People are very happy, they had a great time and they think Pictureville Cinema has a nice atmosphere and is a nice place to visit. They generally have a good time here.

Read full text: Planning the Widescreen Weekend
 
More in 70mm reading:

Widescreen Weekend Home

Gallery: Bradford, Widescreeen Weekend 2001

Wide Screen Weekend 2001

Creating the Widescreen Weekend

Projecting the Widescreen Weekend

Planning the Widescreen Weekend

Past Widescreen Weekend programs

Travel to Bradford

"Windjammer" Director Passed Away

Louis de Rochemont III - a remembrance

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Program 2001

 
March 9
14:00
"Windjammer" in Cinemiracle.
19:00 "Heavens Gate" in 70mm 

March 10
10:00 "Cinerama Holiday" in Cinerama
14:00 "How the West Was Won" in Cinerama
19:00 The making of 2001 lecture by Robert Poole
20:00 "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 70mm Super Cinerama

March 11
10:00 Cineramacana including "Internationale", "Grand Prix" promotion trailer and "A trip to Mars" all in 70mm
14:00 "Signals: Adventure to Space" in DEFA 70 on the curve
16:30 "Camelot" in 70mm 
20:15 "2010" in 70mm 

March 12
10:30 "Playtime" in 70mm 
 
 

Pictureville Cinema, Bradford

 
Roger Brown, Jennifer, ?, Tony Cutts & Duncan McGregor. Image by Thomas Hauerslev

Thomas Hauerslev, Editor The 70mm Newsletter: The Pictureville cinema, the jewel of British cinema in Bradford, West Yorkshire in the heart of Great Britain, is one of three cinemas equipped to show Cinerama in the original 3-strip format. The huge screen is wide and deeply curved. It’s the perfect framework to present 70mm with 6-track sound in Super Technirama 70, Todd-AO and Ultra Panavision 70.

Read full text: Pictureville Cinema, Bradford, England

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