Film era becoming extinct in digital age

The "Montauk Movie" is one of the last theaters to play 35mm film.

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The "Montauk Movie" is one of the last theaters to play 35mm film. (Credit: News 12)

WOODBURY - For almost a century, movie-goers have watched their favorite flicks on film. However, in this digital age, that could all soon come to an end.

The "Montauk Movie" is a seasonal theater and a single screen.  Manager David Rutkowski, the projectionist for every show, says they are one of the last theaters that play 35mm film.

Rutkowski says the projectionist job is going out of existence because Hollywood has decided that digital is the way to go.

 

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