A Crossroads in Independent Cinema [VIDEO]

Posted on February 12th, 2016 at 12:16 pm
The director James Gray and others touch on the topic of what the conversion from film to digital means for independent theatres, as exemplified by the Fairview Cinema 3 in Hudson, New York. The end of 2013 marked the beginning of a new era in film. In an industry-imposed transition from film to digital projection, Hollywood will no longer be distributing films on 35-mm. reel, the medium of movies for more than a century. More than 90 percent of North America's cinema screens have converted to digital projectors, which play the new format. However, many independent theaters are struggling to convert. Check out the video above to learn more about this fascinating topic!