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Help our community theater stay strong by supporting our digital conversion. Film buffs, don't fear, we're keeping 35mm too.
225 backers pledged $21,083 to help bring this project to life.

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See the movies you want the way you want.  Nothing is like watching a movie in a dark theater on the big screen.

Theater 2 Will Go Digital
Theater 2 Will Go Digital

There's a LONG list of movies that were only made in digital format.  Below are just a few that we couldn't screen:

Noah, The Giver, Chappie, Foxcatcher

The NEC900
The NEC900

Digital cinema is the wave of the future.  35mm film is becoming a dinosaur quickly.  The NEC900 is the perfect system for our theaters.  The picture is crisp, clear and the sound processors are amazing.With the funds, we'll be able to upgrade one theater (more if we raise enough).  We hope to have the first installation by November, just in time for Thanksgiving Break.

We still have the best popcorn in town!
We still have the best popcorn in town!

Join us on our theatrical adventure.

Risks and challenges

The biggest challenge we face is upgrading the sound processors. They are analog and all the new equipment is digital. With the right expertise, the wiring can be reworked to bring upgraded sound.

We also must make sure the new projector aligns with the current projection windows. Having high enough pedestals will overcome this.

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    Bluelight Fan:
    Get 1 movie pass and one frame of 35mm film.

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    Bluelight Date Night:
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    Bluelight Family Pack 1:
    Get 4 movie passes, 2 large popcorn, 4 medium sodas, one frame of 35 mm film and a Bluelight limited addition fan shirt, plus your name on our donor webpage.

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    Bluelight Donor:
    Get 1 movie pass, 1 large popcorn, 1 medium soda in our limited addition Bluelight refillable cup, one frame of 35mm film, your name on our donor webpage, plus a movie poster from our collection.

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    Wall of Fame Sponsor:
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    Bluelight SuperFan:
    Get 2 movie passes to our digital movie night, 1 jumbo popcorn to share, 2 medium sodas in our limited edition refillable cup, one frame of 35mm film, your name on our donor webpage, plus your name on a seat.

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    Marvel Hero Sponsor:
    Get a limited edition Avengers: Age of Ultron 9"x11" numbered pre-release poster. Numbers are 1151/1200 and 1194/1200. Also get 2 movie passes to our digital movie night, 1 jumbo popcorn to share, 2 medium sodas in our limited edition refillable cup, one frame of 35mm film, your name on our donor webpage, plus your name on a seat.

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    Bluelight Film Buff:
    Get a 1 month pass to Bluelight Cinemas, 1 limited edition refillable cup, one frame of 35mm film, your name on our donor webpage, your name on a seat, and a personal guided tour of the projection booth.

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    Bluelight Special:
    Put your name on one of our theaters inscribed on a plaque on the door, and host a private movie screening for you and 50 of your closest friends. Each guests receives 1 medium popcorn and 1 medium soda plus you get one frame of 35mm film, and your name on our donor webpage.

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    Bluelight Elite:
    Put your name on one of our theaters inscribed on a plaque on the door, and host two private movie screenings for you and 50 of your closest friends. Each guests receives 1 medium popcorn and 1 medium soda plus you get one frame of 35mm film, and your name on our donor webpage.

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    Bluelight Sponsor:
    Put your name on two of our theaters inscribed on a plaque on the door, and host a private movie screening for you and 50 of your closest friends. Each guests receives 1 large popcorn and 1 large soda plus you get one frame of 35mm film, and your name on our donor webpage.

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    Advertising Sponsor
    Put your business on the big screen for 1 year. Supply us with your still ad or 1 min video ad and we we run it on our new digital projector for 1 year. Your name will also go on our donor web page.

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    Corporate Promotion Sponsor:
    Put your business on the big screen for 1 year. Supply us with your still ad or 1 min video and we run it on 2 screens for 1 year. Plus you get a plaque with your business name on a theater door, printed promotional materials in our lobby for 1 year, and your name on our donor web page.

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    Bluelight Corporate Sponsor:
    Buy out the theater for your corporation for a night. Get six hours of private use of the entire theater (holds 600 people in 5 theaters), watch your favorite movies. Each guest receives 1 medium popcorn, 1 medium soda, tour the projection booth, your name on our donor webpage, and a plaque on a theater door recognizing your company and our eternal gratitude.

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