UK 70mm Extravaganza at City Screen York

posted by woody on October 13, 2004 at 2:04 am

YORK, ENGLAND — If you are a fan of 70mm then get ready for the biggest festival of 70mm the UK has seen in years. City Screen York will be holding the following screenings in its main stadium seated THX auditorium:

Poltergeist – Sat Oct 30 at 11pm presented in 70mm

Lawrence Of Arabia – Thur Nov 4 at 1pm presented in Super Panavision 70

Edward Scissorhands – Fri Nov 5 at 11pm presented in 70mm

Sci-Fi/Space Day Sat Nov 6
Tron – 1.30pm presented in Super Panavision 70
The Right Stuff – 3.30pm presented in 70mm
“Surprise film” – 7.45pm
Brainstorm – 10.30pm presented in Super Panavision 70

Classics Day Sun Nov 7
Lawrence Of Arabia – 12.30 noon presented in Super Panavision 70
Oklahoma – 5.30pm presented in 30fps Todd-AO
West Side Story – 9pm presented in Super Panavision 70

For more info on the films check out www.uk70mm.com

For more info on the cinema go to www.picturehouses.co.uk

This is the first time for years that some of these titles have been shown in these fomats and some of the prints have been specially imported for the occcasion, aditional info, the screen size at the cinema is 10.5m wide by 4.75m high, its seats 226 and has THX sound.

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hbkcslick
hbkcslick on October 17, 2004 at 1:29 pm

This is awesome, if anybody affiliated with City Screen York, you guys have to do this again some time next year when I’m in London.

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