The groundbreaking documentary My Name is Pauli Murray is in theatres now and will be available on Amazon Prime October 1. The film was made by the same team that made the award-winning documentary RBG about the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe has been selected by the San Sebastián International Film Festival to be its digital cinema projectors partner. Working with systems integrator Kelonik NEC’s projectors will be used at the 69th edition of the event, which ends September 25.
Severtson will feature its SAT-4K acoustically transparent cinema projection screen line and enhanced SeVision 3D GX-WA projection screen coating during CineEurope 2021 October 4-7 at Centre Convencions Internacional in Barcelona, Spain.
Arts Alliance Media and the San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain have renewed their software partnership for the seventh consecutive event, enabling AAM’s Producer and Screenwriter theatre solutions to manage all the festival’s content and scheduling for its 2021 edition. The festival is on now through September 25.
Big World Cineplex has chosen Christie Digital Cinema’s RGB laser cinema projection systems for its flagship multiplex located in Wuxi, a prominent historical and cultural city in China’s Jiangsu province.
This November 4, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Doors final studio album L.A. Woman (1971), Trafalgar Releasing will transform movie theatres into concert venues as it presents The Doors: Live at The Bowl ’68 Special Edition, giving Doors fans around the world the closest experience to being there live. That July concert on the storied stage of the Hollywood Bowl was a now legendary performance that is widely considered to be the finest captured on film.
CMX Cinemas has selected Cinionic to upgrade its flagship Dolphin 19 location in Miami, Florida, with its laser light upgrade projection technology. CMX, a wholly owned subsidy of eighth largest global cinema circuit Cinemex, is a leading US exhibitor with more than 350 screens. As part of the CMX Dolphin 19 revitalization, Cinionic will outfit all the theatre’s legacy Barco digital projectors with Laser Light Upgrades. The laser presentation upgrades at CMX Dolphin 19 are expected to complete this month.
Sharp NEC Display today announced the availability of the NC1803ML laser projector in its digital cinema projection series. The company says the NC1803ML is the ideal projection solution for theaters with small and medium screens, offering an improved replaceable laser module and laser light source lifespan of up to 50,000 hours.
Gower Street Analytics is predicting that the global box office will reach $20.2 billion in 2021. The London-based global film tech company, which specializes in predictive box office for the distribution and exhibition sectors via its Forecast service, calculated the end-of-year estimate following its assessment that global box office had matched year-end 2020 results by the close of August.
Strong/MDI Screen Systems has appointed Dennis Pacelli national cinema sales manager for the United States, effective immediately. Pacelli brings decades of experience in global sales and business development to his new role where he will lead sales initiatives and drive new client acquisitions in the region. He will also provide strategic insight to guide business growth.