Widescreen Weekend 2001
9 - 12 March, 2001. Pictureville, Bradford, England
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|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
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Creating the WSW
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PDF: Widescreen Weekend Review
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Louis de Rochemont III - a remembrance
14:00 "Windjammer" in Cinemiracle.
19:00 "Heavens Gate" in 70mm
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
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
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. Its 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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"in 70mm" is unlike anything you have ever seen - a High Definition movie experience with extremely sharp images and crystal clear 6 track stereo.
"in 70mm" is very realistic, almost three dimensional and can make everything you have ever seen pale into insignificance. But don't take our word for it - come and see for your self.
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