GIFF 70, 2022
Gentofte International Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
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|Written by: -||Date: 27.03.2022|
|Welcome to the second edition of Gentofte International Film Festival, or "GIFF 70". With support from The Danish Film Institute and Carlsberg, GIFF 70 will focus exclusively on the majestic and legendary 7OMM format. GIFF 70 is intended to be an annual festival in January. Because of pandemic restrictions, the 2022 festival has been moved to 29. April - 1. May 2022.|
"Our ambitions are high, and in the future our aim is also to have international guests travelling to Gentofte to see films in the authentic 70mm format at the Kino"
-, says Sune Lind Thomsen, manager of Gentofte Kino.
Sune bought the Kino in March 2020, and his ambition was to be able to show all film formats, including 70mm. GIFF 70 is a celebration of large format films, and to the greatest film makers. Sune bought an authentic Philips DP70 Todd-AO projector and had it installed. The premiere was Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" in blazing 70mm in August 2020. It was a huge success in 70mm, playing for more than a month. Gentofte Kino was one of two dozen European cinemas which showed "Tenet" exclusively in the splendour of 7OMM.
• Go to Flyer: GIFF 70, Gentofte International Film Festival, 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Kino opened in 1938, and has welcomed guests for 83 years! In fact today, it is the second largest Danish single screen cinema with 290 comfortable Quinette seats. The matt-white screen is 12 meters wide and with a proper CinemaScope curve. The Kino is equipped with Dolby Stereo for 70mm, a digital projector, and not least with proper curtains in front of the screen.
• Go to The Greatest 70mm Race
• Go to "Cleopatra" at the Gentofte Kino, 3. September 2021
This is a unique opportunity to see some recent films presented in authentic 70mm and some vintage classics. Do not miss this rare chance to see some of the greatest films in a real cinema. Within these classic settings, Gentofte International Film Festival 2021 launched the first 70mm festival in Copenhagen in many years.
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Gallery: Gentofte Kino May 5, 2021
PDF: GIFF 70, Gentofte International Film Festival, 2022, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Greatest 70mm Race
Sune L Thomsen about GIFF 7O @ the Gentofte Kino, Denmark
70mm Retro - Festivals and Screenings
Now showing in 70mm in a theatre near you!
Projectionist Jan Niebuhr, Denmark
GIFF 70 Program
Gentofte International Film Festival 2022 Presents:
|Do not miss this ultra rare chance to see Ken Annakin's timeless classic "Battle of the Bulge", presented in an original first-run 70mm vintage print from 1966 release. |
29. April 2022
• 20:00 Stanley Kubrick's "2OO1: A Space Odyssey" in Super Panavision 70
30. April 2022
• 13:00 "2010" in Panavision 70
• 16:00 "Licorice Pizza" in Panavision 70
• 20:00 "Kong: Skull Island"
1. May 2022
• 11:00 "Death on the Nile" in Panavision Super 70
• 14:00 Lecture "An Introduction to 70mm" + 70mm demo, then followed by:
• "Battle of the Bulge" in Ultra Panavision 70. Original vintage premiere print
• Go to Ken Annakin. Director in Todd-AO and Ultra Panavision 70. (UK)
• Go to Ken Annakin. Director in Todd-AO and Ultra Panavision 70. (DE)
All films shown in original version - some with Danish subtitles
For more information in Danish or contact Kontakt Kasper Berg Jørgensen, PR & Marketing Manager, Gentofte Kino, Tlf. +45 2972 1871
Gentofte Kino is located just out side the city center of Copenhagen, and is easy to reach by the S-trains. 17 minutes by train, and then a short walk in lovely suburb of Gentofte.
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