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Gemenc – The Wild Danube

 

nature documentary, Hungary, 2017 (6)
directed by Frigyes Olma

Running time: 60 Min

The landscape of Gemenc, the largest floodplain woods of Central Europe, is living and developing together with its waters. The river Danube defines the life of the drainage area’s flora and fauna, either by protecting or threatening, building or vanishing the scenery. The forest and the river provide an outstanding habitat for their residents, families of deers, boars, eagles, jackals, beavers, cranes and kingfishers of the Gemenc floodplain woods, including one of the area’s greatest population of the protected black storks. This stunning nature documentary – released with the support of WWF Hungary –  gives us insight into their lives. The film is a result of five years’ stringent and tenacious work: special disguised wildlife monitoring cameras, underwater or drone cameras were used to capture the wildlife of the drainage area including precious and previously unseen images of black storks nesting and raising up their squealers, or dramatic recordings of the big flood of the Danube in 2013. Besides the area’s wildlife, the documentary puts great emphasis on the presentation of the floodplain woods’ unique atmosphere as well, by capturing dawning landscapes and by numerous mid-air shots made with drones, while playing the evergreen melodies of Strauss, Vivaldi, Verdi, Puccini, Mahler and Bartók in the background.

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Take That – Wonderland LIVE from London

 

The UK’s most successful music act are back with an incredible Live concert from London’s iconic O2 arena!

Take That’s Wonderland tour promises to be their most spectacular yet.

For the first time ever, Take That’s tour is being performed ‘in the round’ – putting cinema audiences in the best seats in the house.

In combining the legendary production values of their Live shows with the state of the art sound and vision of the cinema, this exclusive event promises to be a “must see” for music fans of all ages.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this cinema event to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.

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André Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert

 

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries.

 Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. André delivers an unforgettable musical experience full of humor, fun and emotion for all ages. This presentation of André Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert in Cinemas features host Charlotte Hawkins, who conducts an interview with André Rieu the moment he steps off stage, exclusively for cinema audiences.

This year is a very special year because it is exactly 30 years ago that André Rieu started his Johann Strauss Orchestra in his home town of Maastricht. From a small group of musicians rehearsing in the classroom of André’s son’s primary school to stadiums and concert halls around the world – what a journey it has been!

Take a front row seat and experience this spectacular musical event on the big screen. Enjoy backstage access, interviews with André and his special guests, musical favourites and much, much more, exclusive to cinema.

For a truly unforgettable cinematic experience, please join André and his Orchestra in their hometown of Maastricht for 2 days only on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July at the ‘2017 Maastricht Concert’ to ‘Celebrate 30 years of André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra’.

Event through satellite: on the 22nd and 23th July 2017 + 2 months window from encrypted DCP, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this thrilling concert documentary to cinemas across Czech Republic, Hungary Poland and Slovakia.

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Il Volo: Notte Magica – a Tribute to The 3 Tenors

 

After winning over the global public on their tour through Europe, the U.S. and South America, Il Volo marks their return to Italy for a magical night of music, paying tribute to another famous trio, The 3 Tenors.

Una Notte Magica was the name of the legendary concert performed in 1990 by three tenors — José Carreras, Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti — and now, 26 years later, Il Volo comes to Florence to commemorate them. This unique tribute event takes place in Piazza Santa Croce, accompanied by the great Teatro Massimo di Palermo Orchestra and with Plácido Domingo himself as a special guest conductor.

Available between June and September 2017 on DCP.
Pannonia Entertainment distributes this concert documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic and Romania.

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Hokusai from the British Museum

 

This fascinating new cinema event, Hokusai from the British Museum, is a stunning documentary and exclusive guided tour of the forthcoming British Museum exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave.

Filmed in Japan, France and the UK, the cinema event focuses on Hokusai’s work, life and times in the mysterious and exotic world of closed Japan. Using extraordinary close-ups and ground-breaking 8K video technology, Hokusai’s paintings and prints are examined by world experts who are at the forefront of Digital Art History.

Hokusai spent his life celebrating and studying his fellow humans as well as obsessively exploring the natural and spiritual worlds, using the famous volcano Mount Fuji as a backdrop and spiritual presence.  He knew much tragedy, was struck by lightning and lived for years in poverty, but never gave up his constant search for perfection in his art. Hokusai is an artist who influenced Monet, Van Gogh and Picasso, is the father of Manga and the only painter with his own emoji.

Available from 29. June 2017. on DCP, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this fascinating cinema event across Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia

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Stage Russia HD – The Black Monk

 

Based on the short story by Anton Chekhov, THE BLACK MONK tells the tragic tale of philosophy student Andrey Vasil’ich Kovrin. On the verge of a nervous breakdown, Kovrin decides to visit his childhood friend Tanya Pesotsky at the estate of her father. As he and Tanya develop a relationsship and eventually marry, a black monk of legend begins appearing to Kovrin in visions. Though these hallucinations at first imbue the young man with joy and energy, they eventually lead to his ruin.

Kama Ginkas’ dramatization of Chekhov’s story for The Moscow Young Generation Theater has become a theatre sensation. The show has won the Grand Prix and the Critics’ Prize for Best Production at the Baltic House international theater festival in St. Petersburg.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and China.

Available in DCP with subtitles from November 2017.

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Amadeus – The Director’s Cut – Digitally remastered cinema re-release

 

Milos Forman’s Director’s Cut of his classic masterpiece Amadeus, winner of 8 Oscars returns to cinemas, digitally restored and remastered and with +20 minutes of original footage.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this cult film from March 2017 to cinemas across Hungary an Czech Republic.

Amadeus. The man. The music. The magic. The madness. The incredible, mostly true story about the relationship between two composers in 18th century Vienna – Antonio Salieri, the successful court composer for Emperor Joseph of Austria, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a child prodigy who, while vulgar and irritating, writes the greatest music the world has ever heard. The film unfolds in a series of flashbacks, as Salieri is consumed with jealously by Mozart’s natural talent, and is unable to accept the knowledge that he will never possess the genius of a man he cannot stand.

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Jonas Kaufmann: My Italy – Concert film & Documentary (2017)

 

There is no other place in the world like Italy: the sun and the sea salt, the scent of the citrus & coffee, a seductive gaze, an incomparable song rising from the heart. Anca Monica Pandelea’s film documents Kaufmann’s special affinity with the Italian language, the Italian way of life and culture – and also, of course, the music.

Jonas presents his personal tribute to a culture where the influence and beauty of Opera goes beyond the walls of the theatre. Puccini and Verdi are not the central figures of the concert however, but the hits from tenors like Enrico Caruso & Lucio Dalla. The concert was recorded in Teatro Carignano in Turin, the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionalle della RAI accompanies the star under the baton of Jochen Rieder. Kaufmann sings popular songs like “Torna a Surriento”, “Cor’ngrato”, “ Mattinata”, “Parla pie piano”, “Caruso” & “Il canto”.

Available from June 2017 on 2K DCP, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this thrilling concert documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Poland, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and the Balkan Countries (Bosnia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo)

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Botticelli: Inferno – ART BEATS SERIES 2017

 

botticelliinferno_onesheet-pannonia-logoWe are excited to officially announce the 2017 new ART BEATS season. In cooperation with worldwide distributor NEXO DIGITAL and featuring artists such as Botticelli, Raphael and Caravaggio, state-of-the-art technologies in 4K and 3D, unprecedented access to secluded collections, and even surprising links to commercial blockbusters, the new ART BEATS series is about to return with what might be the best season yet.

In October 2016 “Inferno”, the third installment of Dan Brown’s blockbuster trilogy (after “The Da Vinci Code” and “Angels and Demons”) starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard will be released worldwide. The story revolves around a mystery hidden in Botticelli’s drawings of Dante’s Divina Commedia. But what’s the real story behind these illustrations, and in particular, the map to Dante Alighieri’s Inferno? Why was his work left unfinished and got lost, and how was it rediscovered? “Botticelli Inferno” is a fascinating, throughout investigation on the secrets behind Botticelli drawings, destined to show a surprising dark side of the renowned Renaissance artist, famous for peaceful and idyllic paintings such as “The Birth of Venus” and “La Primavera”.

Available from February 2017, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this thrilling art documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania.

This ART BEATS release will be followed by two more title ins 2017: Raffaello – The Lord of the Arts 3D and Caravaggio – The Ideal Exhibition. Please click here for more details on the ART BEATS series

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Raffaello: The Lord of the Arts 3D – ART BEATS SERIES 2017

 

We are excited to officially announce the 2017 new ART BEATS season. In cooperation with worldwide distributor NEXO DIGITAL and featuring artists such as Botticelli, Raphael and Caravaggio, state-of-the-art technologies in 4K and 3D, unprecedented access to secluded collections, and even surprising links to commercial blockbusters, the new ART BEATS series is about to return with what might be the best season yet.

From the team that brought you “The Vatican Museums”, “Florence and the Uffizi Gallery” and “St. Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome”, comes a captivating portrait of one of the greatest Renaissance artists, as well as one of the most influential for the subsequent history of modern art. Widely regarded and celebrated as an “enfant prodige” by both his peers and generations to follow, together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael forms the traditional triad of the Renaissance masters. And yet, not many people know his story. Using both stereoscopic 3D cameras and the most advanced dimensionalisation techniques (but also available in 2D), along with commentaries by important critics and refined historical reconstructions, “Raphael – Lord of the Arts” will shed a light on his life and his exquisite craft that marked the passage from the Renaissance to the Mannerism and brought the figurative art to unprecedented heights.

Available from May 2017, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this thrilling 3D art documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania.

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Caravaggio: The Ideal Exhibition – ART BEATS SERIES 2017

 

“Caravaggio – The Ideal Exhibition” inaugurates a highly innovative, brand new concept destined to redefine art documentaries. A very important curator, Antonio Natali (director of the Uffizi Gallery for over 10 years), recreates his ideal exhibition of Caravaggio in order to give us a fascinating and comprehensive portrait of one of the greatest, most controversial and beloved artists of all times.

Giò Forma – a top-notch international multi-platform bureau for design, responsible for designing some of the greatest concert tours, award ceremonies and events around the world (Olympic Games, Italy’s Expo etc…) – will create a virtual exhibition like no others that comprise installations, projections and the most advanced technological equipment. In this incredible environment, Natali will bring us through different rooms/chapters inspired by Caravaggio’s troubled and mysterious life, as well as by his phenomenal art, whose ground-breaking and violent realism was a shocking departure from the gentle art of the Mannerism. From there we will leap to the real locations where Caravaggio travelled and lived and where his famous paintings are displayed in order to analyze them in great detail: from his training period in Milan and Venice, to the sudden success in Rome, up to the murder and the consequent death sentence that forced him to flee to Naples, Malta and Sicily, where his work grew darker and darker, obsessed by images of death and themes like guilt, punishment and redemption.

Available from November 2017, Pannonia Entertainment will distribute this spectacular documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania.

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Stage Russia HD – 2016/17 Cinema Season

 

stage-russia-logo-webre2Captured live in HD from the stages of Russia’s greatest theater companies, the Stage Russia HD series brings the mastery of Russian theater to Western cinema audiences. The inaugural season kicks off in September 2016 with the Vakhtangov Theatre’s magical production of Alexander Pushkin’s EUGENE ONEGIN.

Stage Russia HD features a broad mix of genres and styles, including classic productions, dance pieces, satirical works, and Soviet era surrealism – some with familiar titles and others that are lesser known to Western audiences, but which provide a small peek into what’s called the Russian soul…which, in typical Russian fashion is, of course, elusive.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and China.

Titles of the season:

The Cherry Orchard – Available on DCP with subtitles, from February 2017

Eugene Onegin – Available on DCP from with subtitles, from March 2017

Anna Karenina – Available on DCP with subtitles, from April 2017

The Black Monk – Available on DCP with subtitles, from November 2017

Stage Russia HD – Anna Karenina

 

sru-003_anna-karenina_productimage_en_xx_rgb_1348x2048_72dpi_20160710_03Directed and choreographed by Angelica Cholina, this Vakhtangov Theatre production of ANNA KARENINA is a modern dance interpretation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, originally published in serial installments from 1875 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Telling the life story of the titular Anna, a St. Petersburg aristocrat, against the backdrop of late 19th century Russian society, Tolstoy’s novel is widely considered a pinnacle in realist fiction.

Cholina strives to find the equivalent of Tolstoy’s words in harmony and movement, as every gesture holds as much meaning as a word. The music of Alfred Schnittke helps to reveal the characters of the drama and their depth, together with elegance and mood corresponding to the amplitude of the novel.

Available in DCP from April 2017, Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and China.

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Stage Russia HD – Eugene Onegin

 

tsl_stagerussiaonegin_event-693x1024Eugene Onegin has often been referred to as an encyclopedia of 19th century Russian life. Rimas Tuminas’ reimagining unfolds in the memory and imagination of Pushkin’s characters. The images are split between past and present, between reality and imagination.The scale of the production constantly shifts from noisy celebrations to secluded contemplation, from crowd scenes to lonely recollections, all of which are drawn together from the past just like the fragments of Tatyana’s love letter, framed and hung on the wall, looming next to and above Onegin’s arm-chair.

A production referred to as “exuberant, indelible and arrestingly beautiful” by the New York Times, The Vakhtangov Theatre’s Eugene Onegin, starring the incomparable Sergey Makovetskiy in the title role, is a sumptuous work that will leave you with enough beautiful memories and images to last a lifetime.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and China.

Available in DCP with subtitles from March 2017 in Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia
Available in DCP with subtitles from November 2017 in China

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Stage Russia HD – The Cherry Orchard

 

sru-002_cherry-orchard_productimage_en_xx_rgb_674x1024_72dpi_20160627_06First produced in 1904 at The Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavsky, this production of Anton Chekhov’s classic tale of cultural futility, starring Russian stage and screen legend Renata Litvinova, is more relevant today than it was over a hundred years ago. Adolf Shapiro’s interpretation asks the question, where would the characters of this play live today years after their cherry orchard has been cut down? The answer, which lies in the material world created by set designer, David Borovsky, is, of course, on the stage.

A century later, this production brings The Cherry Orchard full circle, with its wandering band of characters never at peace, but finally back home.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland,  Denmark, Finland, Sweden and China.

Available in DCP with subtitles from February 2017.

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Havana Moon – The Rolling Stones Live in Cuba 2016

 

unnamedHavana Moon captures the historic, once in a lifetime concert by The Rolling Stones in Havana, Cuba. Directed by Paul Dugdale (Adele, Coldplay) this epic, record breaking concert features the hits ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’, ‘It’s Only Rock ’n Roll’, ‘Gimme Shelter’, ‘Brown Sugar’, ‘Satisfaction’ and many more. Filmed at the end of the América Latina Olé Tour 2016 Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood perform a truly spectacular set to over 1.2 million adoring fans.

Available from the 23rd of September till the 6th of November, Pannonia Entertainment distributes to Hugnary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and China.

Mick Jagger
“The Cuba show was simply amazing. It was an incredible moment; a huge sea of people for as far as the eye could see. You could feel the buzz of the enthusiasm from the crowd and that was for me the stand out moment.”

Keith Richards
“There’s the sun the moon the stars and The Rolling Stones. Seeing Cuba finally get the chance to rock out was special .. A night to remember in Havana…”

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Revolution – New Art for a New World

 

Revolution – New Art for a New World is a bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian Avant-Garde.

Drawing on the collections of major Russian institutions, contributions from contemporary artists, curators, and performers and personal testimony from the descendants of those involved, the film brings the artists of the Russian Avant-Garde to life. It tells the stories of artists like Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich and others – pioneers who flourished in response to the Utopian challenge of building a New Art for a New World, only to be broken by implacable authority after 15 short years. Stalin’s rise to power marked the close of this momentous period. Yet the Russian Avant-Garde continues to exert a lasting influence over art movements up to the present day.

Filmed entirely on location in Moscow, St. Petersburg and London, with access to The State Tretyakov Gallery, The State Russian Museum, The State Hermitage Museum and in co-operation with The Royal Academy of Arts, London, the film features paintings previously banned and unseen for decades, and masterpieces which rarely leave Russia.

Available on DCP ftom March 2017, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this stunning documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Romania.

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ALL’OPERA Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

allopera2016-17The season All’Opera is not only one of the finest heritage of Italian culture that is renewed year after year through the talent and vision of renowned artists, it is also a great tool to communicate the quality and cultural dynamism that Italy is able to express. All’Opera enables worldwide audiences to enjoy the best opera has to offer in famed theaters such as La Scala in Milan, the Teatro Opera in Rome, the Teatro Regio in Turin, and one of the newest Opera Houses in the world, the Opera di Firenze.

The 2016/17 season will offer timeless works of composers such as Mozart (Le Nozze di Figaro, Il Ratto del Serraglio), Puccini (Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut), Verdi (Don Carlo), Rossini (La Gazza Ladra) and Wagner (Tristan et Iseut) presented through state-of-the-art recording technology.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes these performances via live satellite broadcast and high quality internet streaming to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.

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David Bowie is – Exhibition documentary from the Victoria & Albert Museum

 

David-Bowie-is_Quad-Poster_Described by The Times as “stylish & outrageous” and The Guardian as “a triumph”, the David Bowie is exhibition was the fastest selling in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s history, featuring a remarkable collection of handwritten lyrics, original costumes, fashion, photography, film, music videos, set designs, Bowie’s own instruments and album artwork from the David Bowie Archive.

This film takes the audience on a fascinating journey through the exhibition with special guests including legendary Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, Pulp front-man Jarvis Cocker, and other collaborators, to explore the stories behind some of the key objects that document Bowie’s artistic career. The exhibition curators, Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh, provide expert insight into the most memorable music videos and original costumes, as well as more personal items such as never-before-seen handwritten lyrics, album cover artwork, set designs and diary entries, which reveal the creativity and evolution of Bowie’s ideas.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this film to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bulgaria.

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GAGARIN: FIRST IN SPACE

 

92b84aeb-0824-4bbe-b2dd-c1b60e64292cGAGARIN: FIRST IN SPACE, is a feature film featuring amazing SFX, that celebrates the bravery and achievements of Yuri Gagarin – the first man in space.

1961, Soviet cosmonaut Gagarin blasted off in a Vostok rocket and he orbited Earth for 108 minutes. He was the cosmonaut who was selected from over three thousand fighter pilots throughout the Soviet Union. Once chosen Gagarin is fast tracked to train for the unknown and the trip of a life time!

Available from September 2016, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this film to cinemas across Hungary and Czech Republic.

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BOSCH – The Garden of Dreams

 

poster_artwork_bosch_100x70Under the direction of Jose Luis Lopez Linares, the documentary film focuses on the the most important painting by Bosch and one of the most iconic ones in the world: `The Garden of Earthly Delights’. It features artists, writers, philosophers, musicians and scientists, discussing the personal, historical and artistic significance of the picture, bringing back a conversation that was started 500 years ago in the court of the Dukes of Nassau (Brussels) when it was believed that the painting was commissioned by Bosch.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this stunning 90 min documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, China and Denmark.

 

 

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ART BEATS SERIES – St. Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome 3D

 

Quad_Papal_BasilicasAfter the success of the Vatican Museums 3D and Florence and the Uffizi 3D, coming to cinemas St Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome 3D. The new film production taking you on a journey through the four Papal Basilicas in Rome and their treasures: St. Peter’s (one of the 25 destinations most visited by travellers from all over the world), St. John in the Lateran, St. Mary Major and St. Paul Outside the Walls.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this compelling artistic documentary to cinemas in Hungary, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and Slovakia. >> Read more…

Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

ROH_CinemaSeason_1617A fantastic new season of 12 LIVE broadcasts with 6 operas and 6 ballets, including popular classics and highly anticipated new productions. The leading tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut in a new production of Verdi’s Otello. The Royal Opera attracts stars from around the world to its Covent Garden stage, with artists such as Joseph Calleja, Vittorio Grigolo, Christine Rice and Ermonela Jaho among others featuring in the cinema programme.

In cooperation with worldwide distributor Picturehouse Entertainment, Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Romania. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)

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Jonas Kaufmann: An Evening With Puccini

 

jonas-kaufmann--an-evening-Operatic superstar Jonas Kaufmann is no stranger to the big screen, and in 2015 he makes his highly anticipated solo cinematic debut with this concert film and documentary.

Shot on location in Italy, the film features Jonas’ critically acclaimed Puccini concert from La Scala, Milan and includes all of Puccini’s most loved tenor arias including ‘Nessun dorma’.

The cameras also go behind the scenes and follow Jonas around Milan as he talks about what it takes to be the world’s greatest tenor and why Puccini’s music is so special to him.

Available from 8 March 2016, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this unique concert film and documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.

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Verdi: Il Trovatore – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

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Live Broadcast – 31 January 2017, 8.15pm CET

UPDATE! Due to illness, Dmitri Hvorostovsky has regrettably had to withdraw from the role of Count di Luna. Vitaliy Bilyy has been confirmed to take the role.

International superstars Vitaliy Bilyy, Anita Rachvelishvili, Lianna Haroutounian and Gregory Kunde lead a superb cast of world-class singers in this Verdi classic. Il trovatore is one of the great operas of the Romantic period, a story of passion and blood, love and vengeance, disaster and murder.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

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Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)
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Woolf Works – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

A scene from Woolf Works a World Premiere by The Royal Ballet @ Royal Opera House. Choreography by Wayne McGregor. (Opening 11-05-15) ©Tristram Kenton 05/15 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramke

Live Broadcast – 8 February 2017, 8.15pm CET

The pioneering literary work of Virginia Woolf is the inspiration for multi-award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor‘s brilliant triptych for The Royal Ballet. McGregor has long been at the cutting edge of ballet, working with collaborators from across the artistic world, and in this critically acclaimed work he combines themes from three of Woolf’s landmark novels – Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and The Waves – with elements of her letters, essays and diaries. Acclaimed British composer Max Richter (Infra, Sum and Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons)creates a specially commissioned score incorporating electronic and live music.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

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Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)
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Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

Lauren Cuthbertson as Princess Aurora and Matthew Golding as Prince Florimund in The Royal Ballet production of The Sleeping Beauty (2006), choreographed by Frederick Ashton (1904-1988), Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Pyotr Ilíyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), based on designs by Oliver Messel (1904-1978). Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 22 February 2014 ***ARPDATA*** THE SLEEPING BEAUTY ; Music by Tchaikovsky ; Choreography by Petipa ; Lauren Cuthbertson (as Princess Aurora), Matthew Golding (as Prince Florimund), Melissa Hamilton (as the Lilac Fairy), Gary Avis (as King Florestan), Christina Arestis (as His Queen), and artists of The Royal Ballet ; The Royal Ballet ; At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 22 February 2014 ; Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPALLive Broadcast – 28 February 2017, 8.00pm CET

A perennial delight and a much-loved classic,The Royal Ballet‘s The Sleeping Beauty combines the best of classical ballet, with all its charms and virtuosity, splendid music and talented dancers.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

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Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)
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Puccini: Madama Butterfly – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

Live Broadcast – 30 March 2017, 8.15pm CET

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier‘s stunningly beautiful production.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

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Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)
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Fauré, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky: Jewels – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

Live Broadcast – 11 April 2017, 8.15pm CET

George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauré provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the jazz-age energy of New York. Grandeur and elegance complete the ballet with the splendour of Imperial Russia and the peerless music of Tchaikovsky in ‘Diamonds’.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

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Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)

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Mendelssohn, Franck and Liszt: The Dream / Symphonic Variations / Marguerite and Armand – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

The Dream, The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera House, 2012Live Broadcast – 7 June 2017, 8.15pm CET

This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. The Dream is Ashton’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s riotous comedy in which a forest sprite plays havoc, armed with a love potion. Symphonic Variations was Ashton’s first work after World War II, and one of the Company’s first to be performed on the huge main stage of the Royal Opera House, in 1946.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

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Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)
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Verdi: Otello – Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2016/17

 

OTELLO-Main-Image-Copy-305x305Live Broadcast – 28 June 2017, 8.15pm CET

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi‘s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner.

This performance is the part of 2016/17 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season!

Click here for more information about the season!

Pannonia Entertainment distributes live opera and ballet broadcasts and recorded DCPs to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. (In the Czech Republic and Slovakia the live broadcast contains Czech subtitles as a part of the live feed!)
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ART BEATS SERIES – Leonardo Da Vinci: The Genius in Milan

 

Leonardo-da-Vinci---the-GenFrom the Atlantic Code to the Last Supper. The greatest works of  the Master in Ultra HD 4K

Taking cue from the extraordinary exhibition-event dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci in Milan during EXPO 2015, and led by the greatest experts of his oeuvre, we will explore as never before the works and personality of one of the greatest artists who ever lived, with the power of 4K technology.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this stunning exhitibition documentary from May 2016 to cinemas across Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia.

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Unique exhibitons and marvellous places of Italy

 

exhibitions---vaticaniUnique exhibitions and guided tours and spectacular documentaries on the big screen from great museums and marvellous places around the world – please click on the selected title to learn more.

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Pavarotti in Cinema – Three unforgettable concerts

 

pavarottiLuciano Pavarotti (1935-2007) was one of the most popular contemporary vocal performers in the world. Three of his countless amazing performaces are now available as cinema screening, Pannonia Entertainment distributes these unique concert-movies to cinemas across Czech Rebublic and Hungary.

 

 

 

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Alexander Ekman’s A Swan Lake

 

a-swan-lakeA Swan Lake, a new surreal re-telling of the classical ballet from the Norwegian Ballet and award winning commissioned choreographer Alexander Ekman. A dance & multi-genre show that transcends the boundaries between dance, musical, comedy, opera… Alexander Ekman’s new vision on the classical tale with a modern twist on the music by Tchaikovsky done by Mikael Karlsson, made possible by the norwegian ballet. This show is so espectacular that may leave the audience in shock as more than 6.000 litres of water flood the stage while the dancers interact.

Available from 18 February 2016, Pannonia Entertainment distributes this unique ballet performance to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Finland, Norwey, Sweeden, Germany, France, Switzerland and UK.

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The Golden Jackal (The Kunság – The Secret Life of the Hungarian Puszta)

 

VadKunsag_fotok05In the middle of the Carpathian Basin, lying between the Tisza and the Danube, the landscape is like any other plain in Europe. It was once shaped by winds and rivers, today it bears traces of human activities. However, the Great Hungarian Plain is different. It has a secret life, where something interesting happens all the time…

Pannonia Entertainment distributes  this award winning Hungarian nature documentary to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithouania, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Greece, Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Sweeden and China.

Available from 24th of March 2016 on DCP.

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ART BEATS SERIES – Teatro alla Scala: The Temple of Wonders 4K

 

webt_POSTER_Theater.Unprecedented access to one of the most exclusive temples of performing arts in the world and its fascinating story. A “place of spirits”, in which past, present and future intersect as in a wonder factory, where men craft their skills to produce art in its highest form.

Teatro alla Scala – The Temple of Wonders is an exclusive documentary shoot in 4K,  a journey through time and space to discover a marvellous place, where the most glorious pages in the history of music, opera and ballet have been written. Pannonia Entertainment distributes from February 2016 to cinemas across Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. >> Read more…

ART BEATS SERIES – Florence and the Uffizi Gallery in 3D/4K

 

Uffizi3Florence and the Uffizi Gallery in 3D | 4K is a multi-dimensional, multi-sensory journey into the Italian Renaissance through the most beautiful and representative works of art of the period created by the authors of “Vatican Museums 3D,” which was beamed to 2,000 screens across 60 countries in 2015.

A filmed tour of the city that was once the cradle of the Renaissance – and of its Museum par excellence – Florence and the Uffizi Gallery uses the most advanced 3D and 4K technologies (including aerial shots, complex long takes and cutting-edge dimensionalization techniques) to ensure a totally immersive and unique experience and allow the audience to see, listen, feel and savour the most outstanding and celebrated breedingground of creativity in the history of art.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. In addition to the Exhibitor rights above, Pannonia Entertainment has TV/Digital/VOD rights for the Pan-Eastern European region (Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, ex Yugoslavia, and Poland).

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Hungaricums – Hungarian Short Documentary Series (COMING SOON)

 

EXTRAORDINARY WORLD OF NICOLAS SCHÖFFER

olasz_magyar_10_schofferDocumentary film (English version, 25’)

A defining trend of the 60s was people`s optimistic faith in human intellectual energies, an unprecedented collaboration of scientific and artistic groups. Nicolas Schöffer, being one of best known artists of the era had a tremendous influence on future trends and is regarded as founder of cybernetic art.
“The task of an artist today is not the creation of art, but to enable the process of creation.”  – Nicolas Schöffer

Directed by Sándor Gerebics
Director of Photography Zsolt Nagy ’Big’
Narrated by Richard Rifkin

SOUND BEYOND TIME

olasz_magyar_10_boganyiDocumentary film (English version, 4K, 25’)
“We are dreaming up a sound. We have a certain idea. What a musician hears inside is always more beautiful than what he ends up emitting. At the same time, one should do it. This was the main train of thought behind the inspiration. It wasn’t the only one, however.” – Gergely Bogányi

GIVE ME A BIRO!

eec8010e180204bdda71f71c309be2a4Documentary film (English version,  25’)

“I used to read medicine, I used to racing cars, I was a graphologist, I did research in biology, I was an insurance clerk, I was in cargo shipping, I was an artist painter, and I was a journalist, a book publisher, a sculptor and an inventor. To be truthful, my profession is not to have a specific field of expertise”, Bíró wrote of himself. His most significant invention, the ballpoint pen was related to his career as a journalist.

Directed by Sándor Gerebics
Director of Photography: György Geo Tóth
Music by Béla Szakcsi Lakatos

Pannonia Entertainment will distribute these stunning documentaries to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithouania, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Greece, Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Sweeden and China.

A Night in Bohemia – QUEEN Live at Hammersmith 1975

 

Queen-A-Night-in-BohemiaFilmed live on Christmas Eve 1975 at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, and bringing to a climax the most eventful and exciting year so far in the band’s career, this ground-breaking concert was transmitted live on BBC Two’s Old Grey Whistle Test and captured the band firing on all cylinders as they performed breakthrough hits like Killer Queen, Liar, Keep Yourself Alive and Now I’m Here, as well as the now monumental classic Bohemian Rhapsody. This special cinema event includes a never-before-seen documentary featuring archive footage and interviews with all four members of the band, offering an illuminating insight into the game-changing year of 1975.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this unique concert film to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia, Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania available from 28 February 2016.

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Great American Dance Series from the Lincoln Center (2016) – The first ever dance series from the US especially for cinemas

 
  • Lincoln_Center_Great_American_Dance_PosterLincoln Center at the Movies is bringing exceptional artistic performances to cinemas around the world, with its first series, Great American Dance, offering a larger-than-life experience with some of America’s most inspiring dance companies
  • A series of four recorded dance productions releasing from 1 January 2016
  • A mix of classical ballet and contemporary dance appealing to a wide audience of arts lovers and offering something for everyone

Pannonia Entertainment distributes these unique ballet and dance performances (available from January 2016) to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic and Romania.

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Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man

 

car manA sensational new dance event for cinemas from the internationally acclaimed choreographer Matthew Bourne and his Dance Company New Adventures, The Car Man is loosely based on Bizet’s popular opera (CARMEN) and has one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in classical music, brilliantly arranged by Terry Davies.

Available from 8 March, Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary and Czech Republic.

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Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Thomas Hampson – Three Stars in Munich (2015)

 

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The superstars of classical music were together for the first time at the Königsplatz, Munich for one night only. The Munich Königsplatz, with its elegant classical buildings, is a unique, picturesque performance space. With this rare meeting of opera superstars, the square transforms into an opera house under the open sky, and creates an atmospheric setting for its 15 000 strong audience.

Anna Netrebko joins Jonas Kaufmann and Thomas Hampson at the cultural heart of Munich for an open-air evening of celebrated arias, duets and opera scenes by Verdi, Puccini, Giordano, Leoncavallo, Bizet, Offenbach, Lehár, and more. Special guests: Elena Zhidkova and Ildar Abdrazakov.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this unique concert-movie from May 2016 to cinemas across Hungary and Czech Republic.

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Verdi: Requiem – Featuring Luciano Pavarotti (Teatro alla Scala, 1967)

 

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Featuring a very young Pavarotti and the masterful conducting of Herbert von Karajan, this 1967 concert includes some of Verdi’s most electrifying and beautiful compositions. From the terrifying magnitude of the immediately recognizable Dies Irae to the radiant hope of Ingemisco, the intensity of Verdi’s work is undeniable.

Recorded in Teatro Alla Scala di Milano in 1967, featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Fiorenza Cossotto, Nicolai Ghiaurov. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this unique concert-movie from March 2016 to cinemas across Hungary an Czech Republic.

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The Three Tenors Christmas Concert (Vienna, 1999) – Digitally restored in 2K

 

3tenor-christmasJoined by the Vienna Children’s Choir, Pavarotti, Carreras and Domingo joyfully usher in the holidays with favorites such as “Silent Night,” “Winter Wonderland” and “Feliz Navidad.” Conductor: Steven Mercurio.

Recorded in Konzerthaus, Vienna in 1999, digitally restored and remastered in stunning 2K/5.1 quality.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this unique concert-movie from December 2015 to cinemas across Hungary an Czech Republic.

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Pavarotti & Friends: The Duets

 

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Joining with singers from all parts of the music industry, including Bono, Elton John, Sheryl Crow, James Brown, Mariah Carey, Sting and Céline Dion, this special features the most memorable performances from Pavarotti’s annual series of charity concerts in his hometown of Modena, Italy.

Pannonia Entertainment distributes this unique concert-movie from October 2015 to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Romania.

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Art Beats Series – The Vatican Museums 3D

 

Quad_POSTER_TheCreation-1024x768An extraordinary voyage of discovery to see the most impressive collection of works of art built up over two thousand years of history. VATICAN MUSEUMS 3D, a SKY production in collaboration with the Vatican Museums Directorate, for the very first time brings Ultra HD 4K/3D film cameras inside the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, to show the masterpieces in these collections as they have never been seen before.

A unique, spectacular, fascinating event: the history of one of the world’s most famous, renowned museums, the history of us all. A mega-production by a team of 40 professionals who, in the magnificent setting of the Vatican Museums, traveled hundreds of miles while filming amazing night-time footage through the halls which house some of the most rare and precious works of art in the world, spanning all cultures and all epochs…

Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, China and Baltics (Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia) and China.

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Mariinsky Festival on Screen – Summer 2014

 
  • marinszkijThe celebrated Mariinsky Theatre is one of the world’s leading opera and ballet companies
  • For summer 2014, two LIVE broadcasts from the annual Stars of the White Nights Festival staged in St. Petersburg
  • La bayadère is one of the great favourites of the ballet repertoire and a touchstone production for the ballet company of the Mariinsky Theatre
  • A world premiere of a brand-new production of Prokofiev’s epic masterpiece War and Peace will be broadcast from the recently opened Mariinsky II building
  • Both productions will be conducted by the internationally acclaimed Artistic Director of the Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev
  • Broadcast live on Satellites IS905 and IS10.02 (with short time delay from St. Petersburg)
  • Postponed screenings of the taped events are permitted
  • Pannonia Entertainment distributes to cinemas across Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania

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Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

 

SleepingBeauty-mainFollowing a sell-out UK tour Matthew Bourne’s brand-new production, Sleeping Beauty, is coming to cinemas for the first time. The story begins in 1890, the year of the ballet’s first performance, at the christening of the heroine Princess Aurora. It was the Fin-de-Siecle period when fairies, vampires and decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination. As Aurora grows into a young woman, we move forward in time to the more rigid, uptight Edwardian era; a mythical golden age of long summer afternoons, croquet on the lawn and new dance crazes. Years later, awakening from her century long slumber, Aurora finds herself in the modern day, a world more mysterious and wonderful than any fairy story!

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The Doors – Live At The Hollywood Bowl ’68

 

The Doors Live At The Bowl ’68 – The band’s historic performance re–mastered in High Definition and 5.1 Surround Sound to bring the definitive version to cinemas for the first time.

The Doors supplied plenty of post–Independence Day fireworks on July 5, 1968 when the legendary quartet played the Hollywood Bowl, a concert that is considered to be the band’s finest on film. Fans now are able to experience the acclaimed live set – the only complete Doors concert ever captured on film – in a brand new cut, with remixed stereo and a 5.1 Surround Audio soundtrack taken from the original multi-track tapes, then painstakingly re-mastered using 16×9 High Definition digital transfer.

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MATTHEW BOURNE’S Swan Lake – 3D Ballet

 

When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant re–interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm. Now you can watch this modern day classic for the first time in stunning digital 3D, accompanied by state of the art surround sound.

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