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Majestic Raising Money To Go Digital

Posted by wlpo on June 5, 2013

The Majestic Theatre in Streator prides itself in offering an old school movie experience.  Part of the old school experience is films off a projector.

A fundraiser is underway called “Dollars for Digital”.  Katie Troccoli of the Majestic says they need 121 thousand dollars to update their two screens from 35 or 70 millimeter projection to all digital.  If they don’t turn digital, they may go dark.

Troccoli says projection film companies are going bankrupt with movies now being filmed on digital cameras.  She says distributing digital film versus projection is a lot cheaper and easier to ship.

If you want to help Majestic, you can donate at the Streator Pizza Hut tonight from 5 until 8 or go to a website set up for the digital fundraiser.  The website link is http://hereandagain.com/home.cfm

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