The Crandell Theatre is facing a direct challenge to its existence: the movie industry is converting from film to Digital Cinema. If we want to stay open and show new release movies after 2013, we will have to add Digital Cinema equipment, upgrade our sound system and other components of our presentation equipment which will also require an expansion of our projection booth.
CHATHAM — It sounds like an intriguing movie plot: Raise at least $100,000 — or die. But for many smaller movie theaters across upstate New York, that’s not a fictional drama. It’s a terrifying documentary. See, the movie world is at the cusp of a major shift. Studios, looking to save money, are going digital and will no longer release films on, well, film. The old-fashioned movie projector is going the way of the record player, or the eight track, or the (insert your favorite outdated technology here). Read more >
Showing on December 9th at 1:00pm, the original, 1947 production. NO Charge—a Holiday Gift of CABA and the Chatham Film Club.
In celebration of CABA’s Shop Local Day on Saturday, Nov. 24th, the Crandell Theatre is proudly screening the classic film, Raiders of the Lost Ark in its original 35 mm format.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see Raiders of the Lost Ark on the big screen in your home town theater. The film will be shown in it’s original 35mm format, as it was meant to be seen when it was originally released in 1981. Admission price will be the approximate price it was when it was first shown at the Crandell in 1981: $2.50 per person.
Come dressed as your favorite Raiders character. Here are some ideas:
Sallah (the best digger in Egypt)
Dr. Marcus Brody (Archeologist and friend to Indiana)
Arnold Ernst Toht (Nazi Gestapo agent)
Herman Dietrich (Nazi commanding officer)
Simon Katanga (Captain of smuggling freighter)
Trench-coated European spy