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Varnsdorf Panorama Weekend 2024 & Cinema 180 Renewed World Premiere
Centrum Panorama, Czech Republic
17th - 19th May, 2024

The 70mm Newsletter
Written by: Zdeněk Štěpánek, Centrum Panorama, Varnsdorf, Czech RepublicDate: 04.04.2024
Dear friends and film technology fans, On behalf of 70mm Cinema Panorama in Varnsdorf, Czech Republic, on the border with Germany, we would like to invite you to a Panorama Weekend which will be held from 17th until 19th May, 2024 within the 21th Film Festival Nisa. The program are 70mm projection movies, 35mm 3D movies, meetings with friends, fun and good food and drinks. Cinema Panorama in Varnsdorf offers a unique technical equipment with curved screen. Projected image size is up to 135 square meters. Cinema is projected as 70mm with a triangular floor plan and the projection screen is considerably moved to viewers and has practically no stage.

Designed capacity is of 550 seats. Projection booth has installed all classic projection technology i.e. 16mm, 35mm (2x), 70mm (2x) and Christie digital projector. On a perfect tuning our technology and program we cooperate with foreign friends – Orpheum Lichtspiele Schönberg, Kinomuseum Berlin and Mikula Servis Switzerland. Hardware is not only in perfect technical condition, but all improving go beyond the original technology. We are so prepared for film copies, which, due to the effects of the ravages of time are not perfect. Projectors UM 70/35 we have adapted for screening shrink copies, in the sound system we added noise suppression for audio records without Dolby. Furthermore, we have installed Dolby A or Dolby SR or other audio systems for 70mm films having e.g. the low bass frequencies in a particular track or have stereo sound effects. All recordings are played as they were technically worked on the film copy, but through modern sound processor and speakers.

We offer to visitors to the festival eating in our two restaurants located in the complex of CENTRUM PANORAMA with rich selection of pizzas, pastas, meat and vegetarian dishes. We highly recommend ordering your food in advance for when the movie ends.

Our philosophy is to offer movies that are very rare on similar 70 mm shows. Of course, we can never be quite sure, if anyone has ever organize some screenings alone outside regular festivals, but about many films we failed to get the information that they would have been in recent years played somewhere.
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Centrum Panorama cinema, Czech Republic.

21. Neisse Filmfestival

The Panorama Weekend takes place in the context of 21th Neisse Filmfestival, which is organized in 10 locations in the German-Polish-Czech border triangle from 14th to 19th May. Program of Neisse Film Festival features plenty of other dozens of movies, documentaries and short films, as well as concerts, lectures and parties. See the entire festival program.

Secured 7OMM titles for this year includes:

• Lord Jim
• The Exorcist
• Capricorn One
• Oppenheimer
• Die Hard

More info here:
Web: centrumpanorama.cz

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Email: 70mm@centrumpanorama.cz

As part of the promotion of our cinema, we created a short video presenting the threading of 70mm print into the projector that stands in our projection booth. Check out the technical excellence of the machine that has been in our cinema since its opening in 1971.

City Varnsdorf is located at the heart of the border triangle Czech Republic, Germany and Poland, near the German city of Bautzen, where you can turn of the A4 motorway. For The train journey can be used the connection from Zittau or Děčín (Tetschen) with the Labe-Elbe ticket. Cinema is from the train station less than a mile. In front of the cinema is also parking for cars. For visitors from the Czech Republic we recommend the train from Decin or direct bus from Prague. Bus stop is near the cinema.

Cinema 180 Renewed World Premiere

We are preparing our Panorama Weekend and for this year with big surprise, with REAL Cinema 180 in original tent. It was bought by our friend from carousels / circus / theme park world and we refurbished them in cinema Centrum Panorama. Renewed World Premiere will be in our cinema during our Panorama Weekend. Cinema 180 will be operational from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th. In Th-Fr from 14 to 21 every hour and on Sa-Su from 10 to 21 every hour. In Cinema 180 will be shown eight original 70mm short movies. Not only rollercoasters, speedy cars, flying under the bridge or fast trains as usually, but also one short horror movie, in very good color quality.

Screening every hour, or even more often.
• Thursday 16.5. - 14.00-21.00
• Friday 17.5. - 14.00-21.00
• Saturday 18.5. - 10.00-21.00
Sunday 19.5. - 10.00-21.00

Film Program & Tickets

Friday 17.5.
14.00 Lord Jim 7OMM
17.00 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone 35mm 3D
19.30 The Exorcist 7OMM
22.00 Emmanuelle IV 35mm 3D

Saturday 18.5.
11.00 Capricorn One 7OMM
14.00 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 35mm 3D
16.00 Friday the 13th Part III 35mm 3D
18.30 Oppenheimer 7OMM
22.00 Adult cinema 35mm 3D

Sunday 19.5.
11.00 Die Hard 7OMM
14.00 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 35mm 3D

3 days - 25€
2 days - 18€
1 day - 10€
Individual screenings: 4€

Další informace / Weitere Informationen

Centrum Panorama cinema, Czech Republic.

70mm kino Centrum Panorama ve Varnsdorfu v České Republice, na hranicích s Německem, Vás i letos zve na promítání nejen 70mm filmů, opět pod názvem Panorama Weekend, který se uskuteční ve dnech 26.–28. 5. 2023 v rámci 20. Filmového festivalu Nisa. Divákům opět nabídneme jedinečný zážitek s velkým filmovým formátem na novém panoramatickém plátně o velikosti až 135m2. Čekají nás znovu 3 dny plné raritních filmů, které se na podobných přehlídkách objevují velmi výjimečně nebo i vůbec. Ale také známé perly světové kinematografie. Vedle skvělých filmů se můžete těšit i na technická překvapení, funkční exponáty, rozsáhlou expozici.

Letos poprvé světová senzace: Po více než čtvrt století budete moci opět navštívit skutečné pouťové kino Cinema 180, kde se budete krčit při průjezdu horskou dráhou nebo průletu letadlem pod mostem. Jen a pouze ve Varnsdorfu.

Das 70-mm-Kino "Centrum Panorama" in Varnsdorf, Tschechische Republik, gelegen im Dreiländereck zu Deutschland und Polen, lädt Sie auch dieses Jahr im Rahmen des 20. Neiße Filmfestivals zu einem 70mm und 35mm projektion unter dem Titel Panorama Wochenende ein, das vom 26.–28. 5. 2023 stattfindet. Den Besuchern bieten wir wieder eine einzigartige Erfahrung mit dem königlichen Filmformat auf der neuen und gekrümmten, bis 135m2 großen Leinwand. Es wird 3 Tage voller Filme, die auf ähnlichen Veranstaltungen sehr selten oder nie anzutreffen waren. Freuen Sie sich neben tollen Filmen auch auf technische Überraschungen, funktionale Exponate und eine umfangreiche Ausstellung.

In diesem Jahr zum ersten Mal eine Weltsensation: Nach mehr als einem Vierteljahrhundert können Sie wieder das echte Jahrmarktskino Cinema 180 besuchen, wo Sie bei einer Fahrt mit der Achterbahn oder beim Unterqueren der Brücke schaudern. Nur in Varnsdorf.

Contacts & How to reach us

Centrum Panorama
Západní 2618
407 47 Varnsdorf
Czech Republic

City Varnsdorf is located at the heart of the border triangle Czech Republic, Germany and Poland, near the German city of Bautzen, where you can turn of the A4 motorway. For The train journey can be used the connection from Zittau or Děčín (Tetschen) with the Labe-Elbe ticket. Cinema is from the train station less than a mile. In front of the cinema is also parking for cars. For visitors from the Czech Republic we recommend the train from Decin or direct bus from Prague. Bus stop is near the cinema. Visitors can take accommodation in one of the many guesthouses in Varnsdorf. Panorama Restaurant will be open every day at least one hour before the first screening. Film Point Bar will offer entertainment throughout the night.

Google map: Attention, GPS brings you to the back gate for staff. Entrance to the cinema and parking is on the opposite side of the block.

Email: 70mm@centrumpanorama.cz


Pavel Nejtek - cinema owner: +420 603 509 102 (CZ)

Zdeněk Štěpánek - technician and service for visitors: +420 774 415 269 (CZ, EN)

Office: +420 605 700 844 (CZ)

Restaurant: +420 603 519 540 (CZ)


Hotel - Educational Center
Price from 420Kč/night.
The hotel is 540 meters away from the cinema.
Use password: Centrum Panorama

Ubytovna Sportovní hala (sports hostel)
Price from 250Kč/night.
The hostel is 300 meters away from the cinema.

Penzion Dvůr Pohody
Price from 550Kč/night.
The guesthouse is 1.6km away from the cinema.

Penzion U Rudolfa III.
Price from 399Kč/night.
The guesthouse is 1.5km away from the cinema.

Hotel Atrium
T.G.Masaryka 1678, Varnsdorf
Telephone: +420 412 375 510
E-Mail: hotelatriumvarnsdorf@seznam.cz
Price from 980Kč/night.
The hotel is 1km away from the cinema.

Hotel Varnsdorf
5. května 2427, Varnsdorf
Telephone: +420 777 004 396
E-Mail: hotelvarnsdorf@icloud.com
Price from 750Kč/night.
The hotel is 2.8km away from the cinema.

Penzion Fontána
Price from 350Kč/night.
The guesthouse is 1.5km away from the cinema.

Brewery Kocour
Price from 470Kč/night.
The brewery is 2.8km away from the cinema.

Please contact us in case of problems with accommodation, we will help you.

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