A closer view of the screen
Taken on: September 25, 2010
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Date_time: Sat Sep 25 16:55:35 -0700 2010
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Date_time_original: Sat Sep 25 16:55:35 -0700 2010
Date_time_digitized: Sat Sep 25 16:55:35 -0700 2010
The main theatre in the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, QC; there is also a separate IMAX theatre. This is one of the last theatres in Canada capable of projecting 5-perf 70mm prints. In fact, this photo was taken during the “1st Annual” 70mm film festival held there in September 2010 by the Lost Dominion Film Collective.
This is a silver screen, as the theatre was originally designed to project specially produced 5-perf 70mm 3D documentary films, which are no longer shown. There are five channels of sound behind the screen, as was standard for 70mm prints until the 1990s.
Photo taken by me, Andrew C.
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