Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar Opens at the Henry Ford Imax Theatre on Nov. 4th

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Film opens two days before arriving at theaters nationwide.

Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Interstellar, from director Christopher Nolan, opens today at The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre in IMAX® 15-perforation/70mm film two days ahead of its nationwide release. Tickets are now available from Nov. 5 onward by visiting http://www.thehenryford.org/imax, or calling 313-982-6001.

Continuing the legacy begun by IMAX trailblazer Christopher Nolan and his use of IMAX® 15-perforation/70mm film cameras in The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, sixty-six minutes of Interstellar was shot using these same cameras. Exclusively at The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre, these sequences will expand to fill the entire screen—Michigan’s largest—and will deliver unprecedented crispness and clarity, providing audiences with the best-possible immersive cinematic experience.

The Henry Ford offers The IMAX Experience® featuring 15-perforation/70mm film projection which combines the brightest, clearest images at almost ten times the resolution of standard projection formats, with powerful, laser-aligned surround sound and a 62-foot-tall by 85-foot-wide screen to create Michigan’s most immersive movie experience. The advance engagement highlights those film-based theaters like The Henry Ford, who are presenting Interstellar in its native IMAX 15/70 format.

Those sequences of Interstellar shot in 35mm film have been re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 15/70 Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. At upwards of 16k resolution in 2D, the crystal-clear 15/70 images create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

About Interstellar: The IMAX Experience

Interstellar stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow and Michael Caine. With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history: traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. Interstellar is directed by Christopher Nolan, written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, and produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Lynda Obst. To learn more about Interstellar, please visit the film’s official website: http://www.interstellar-movie.com.

The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre is located at 20900 Oakwood Blvd. in Dearborn, MI. For information on tickets and show times, please visit http://www.thehenryford.org/imax or call 313-982-6001.

About The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre

Part of The Henry Ford – America’s Greatest History Attraction – The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre opened in 1999 and is Michigan’s largest IMAX theatre having the capability to show both 2D and 3D IMAX films. The theatre features Michigan’s largest IMAX screen – over six stories tall & eight stories wide, highest seating capacity, and a 12,000-watt 6-channel digital surround sound system. IMAX films are projected via a 15,000-watt xenon arc lamp utilizing 15-perforation/70mm IMAX film stock (ten times larger than conventional 35mm film) which offers the best-possible image reproduction in motion picture projection. With crystal-clear images, 12,000 watts of digital surround sound, and a maximized field-of-view on its gigantic IMAX screen, The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre provides Michigan’s most immersive and powerful movie experience – visitors will feel as if they are truly IN the movie they’re watching. For film updates and additional information, visit thehenryford.org or connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/imaxhenryford.

IMAX®, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, and The IMAX Experience® are registered trademarks of IMAX Corporation.    

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