Seattle Cinerama Announces 70mm Film Festival, Beginning September 9

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Rare Format Festival to Feature 17 Films, Ticket Sales Begin Aug. 22

Cinerama announced the full film schedule for its 70mm Film Festival, taking place between Sept. 9 and Sept. 19. 

Ticket sales for the festival will begin on Aug. 22 and include titles such as Apocalypse Now, The Sound of Music, Aliens, and Patton.

During the festival, all of the films being shown are from multiple sources including the University of North Carolina School of Arts and the Twentieth Century Fox archives. 

This festival also included 70mm 'Blow-Ups,' which are films that were not filmed in 70mm but enlarged from a 35mm negative.

Cinerama is proud to be one of the only theaters in the nation to utilize a wide variety of audio visual technologies that span from historical, pioneering film formats synonymous with the theater's history and the golden era of filmmaking, to the latest groundbreaking advances such as its Christie 6P laser projector, which was the first to be installed in any commercial theater.

Tickets to all showings are $15 and can be purchased in advance at Reserved seating is available for all festival titles.

The Cinerama website provides a complete listing of movies and showtimes, which includes:

In addition to the festival programming, restauranteur Tom Douglas will be offering special themed cocktails and dishes throughout the festival at participating locations including Palace Kitchen, Cantina Leña and TanakaSan.

About Cinerama
Cinerama has been a cornerstone of Seattle's arts and culture history for 50 years. The theater, purchased by philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen in 1998, has the best sight and sound offerings available with the first Christie 6P laser projector in a commercial theater and audio systems by Dolby Laboratories and Meyer Sound. Cinerama's premium chairs and locally-sourced food, beer and wine provide the ultimate moviegoing experience. In addition to its blockbuster repertoire, Cinerama hosts regular festivals and special monthly programming. Cinerama is one of the most accessible movie houses in the country. The theater offers closed captioning from any seat, assistive listening devices, audio narration devices, and reserved seating for persons in wheelchairs and their companions. Purchase tickets and reserve seats in advance and subscribe to Cinerama's newsletter at

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