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KRRR! 15th 70mm Film Fest Krnov
1-3 April 2022, Kino Mir 70, Krnov, The Czech Republic

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Written by: Martin Leskovsky and Pavel Tomesek, Kino Mir 70. Pictures by: Thomas Hauerslev Date: 01.03.2022
Updated 21-01-2024
The majestic Kino Mir 70 cinema in Krnov, Czech Republic.

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 foundation of this festival goes back to 2005 when a small 7OMM seminar has since 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
Namesti Miru 14
794 01 Krnov
The Czech Republic

Telephone: +420 554 615 050

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Kino Mir 70 staff and guests are ready to assist you.

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…

Opening ceremony is planned for 19.00 on Friday (with presentation of various film formats and festive speeches).

Accreditation for 2 days costs 750 CZK (approx. 30 EUR), for 3 days 1050 CZK (approx. 43 EUR) and can be arranged on the website

• A lecture on ways of narration in long films will be prepared on Friday.
• A lecture by Aleksas Gilaitis from Lithuania on propaganda Soviet film and its projection for Sunday
65mm Horror Short "Daughter of Dismay" is also be presented.

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Weekend 7OMM Program & Tickets

Friday 1 April 2022
13:00 Alfred the Great (1969) 122 min.
16:00 Kong: Skull Island (2017) 118 min.
19:15 Opening + Grease (1978) 110 min.

Saturday 2 April 2022
9:00 Kelly's Heroes (1970) 144 min.
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Lecture about the distribution of 70mm prints in Czechoslovakia and related trivia. by Michael Málek
14:15 Daughter of Dismay (2019) 9 min.
15:00 Silverado (1985) 133 min.
18:15 Chorus Line (1985) 113 min.
21:00 Death on the Nile (2022) 127 min.

Sunday 3 April 2022
9:00 A lecture by Aleksas Gilaitis
10:15 Grand Prix (1966) 176 min.
14:00 Chip Ahoy + Beauty and the Beast (1991) 7+84 min.

Weekend 7OMM Program. Film Info
Traditional Widescreen Film Festival 1-3 April 2022, Kino Mir 70, Krnov, The Czech Republic

About the technical condition of the films:

Alfred the Great and Grand Prix are archival prints, faded, with color shift, the others should be color fine.

All films will be shown in the original version with Czech subtitles.

How to get to Krnov

Projection and technical staff are ready to show 70mm films.

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 train from Prague to Krnov-Cvilin.

You get to the Vienna/Wien Airport (Austria) and then you can go by train from Vienna Airport to Krnov-Cvilin.


2022 Credits

Manager of the project: Marcela Procházková
Director of the Mir 70 theather and founder: Pavel Tomešek
Projectionists: Martin Bodešínský, Pavel Tomešek and Michal Jaso.
Sub-titling: Martin Bodešínský, Michal Jaso
Sub-titling technology: Ivan Školuda.
Technical consultant: Ivan Školuda
Licensing: Michal Mráz
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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Updated 21-01-2024