Coming Soon

dir. Kristina Buožytė
124 min, Lithuanian/English/French with English subtitles
Wednesday April 16, 2014 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets available only at the door the night of the screening. Cash and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, AmEx) accepted. No checks, please.
Marigny Opera House
725 St. Ferdinand NOLA 70117

Cinemas vs. museums, part II

April 10 2014 · by Travis

Image for 'Cinemas vs. museums, part II'New Zealand's Cinema Paradiso

Last week on this blog, I considered how, as film transitions into digital, the cinema becomes a location similar to a museum, with similar challenges. This week is something more abstract: how independent cinemas in this moment are not like museums. I’ve been considering two ideas: that cinemas historically draw more culturally diverse audiences, and that they only do one thing - showing the movie. These two factors liberate an independent cinema from the constraints of museumdom in important ways...