(Not) Only to Krnov to See 70mm Films Cover Image

Przegląd filmów 70mm. Wszech(mir) to nasz świat
(Not) Only to Krnov to See 70mm Films

Author(s): Radomir D. Kokeš, Jakub Klima
Subject(s): Cultural history, Media studies, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure , Sociology of Culture, Film / Cinema / Cinematography, Identity of Collectives
Published by: Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej
Keywords: popular culture; film; 70mm film; cinephilic; Czech; CSSR; Krnov; roadshowing;

Summary/Abstract: Firstly, presented study focuses on the history of 70mm film format. Secondly, it aims at inception of 70mm exhibition in CSSR as well as at contemporary 70mm theatre houses network across Europe and the Czech Republic. Furthermore, the analysis is mainly concerned with local (Czech) version of 70mm film festival in Krnov and brings to light it’s journey from technophilia to cinephilia. The key conclusion can be summarised as follows: analysed event gradually combined three approaches towards audiences and films: technophilic and cinephilic; educational and entertaining; local and international.

  • Issue Year: 37/2013
  • Issue No: 03
  • Page Range: 118-125
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Polish