Movie Theater Saved
18, 2014- Jessica Illuzzi
The Ritz Theater in Clearfield has been saved. The film industry no longer uses
film so theaters have had to upgrade to digital. But the cost of upgrading
almost closed the theater.
The Clearfield Revitalization Corporation (CRC) has
received $30,000 in Redevelopment Grant-to-Loan funding to help the Ritz Theater
convert to digital. This funding is a loan that will be paid back to the CRC
and then will be used for other projects in the area.
theaters were forced to close when the film industry announced they would only
be using digital. Thanks to this loan and the help of the Save the Ritz campaign
this local theater can keep its doors open.