Share this project

Done

Share this project

Done
The historic Rogers Theater, Northeast Michigan's longest continuous running single screen theater, must go digital or go dark!
558 backers pledged $116,945 to help bring this project to life.
Last updated
Save the Rogers City Theater project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

$116,945

558

 

Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    Recognition on our website, rogerscitytheater.com, on a special DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    69 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    One second (24 frames) of actual film from one of our trailers, plus recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    92 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    A commemorative pin proclaiming "I kept the lights on at the Rogers Theater." Plus all prior rewards including: one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    70 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    One movie admission, one popcorn (any size) and one drink (any size.) Plus the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    111 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    Two movie admissions, two popcorns (any size) and two drinks (any size.) Plus the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    48 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge $300 or more About $300

    Four movie admissions, four popcorns (any size) and four drinks (any size.) Plus the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    15 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Your very own custom onscreen slide in our pre-show slide show for two months during 2014 (you select the months.) Plus four movie admissions, four popcorns (any size) and four drinks (any size,) the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    12 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    One movie poster randomly selected from our collection of recent movie posters. Plus, in the event that we exceed our $100,000 goal for the digital conversion and we are able to buy new theater seats, we will place a plaque with your name on it on your favorite two seats and reserve them for you (when you give us advance notice) for any movie show you wish to attend throughout 2014. Plus the custom onscreen slide in our pre-show slide show, four movie admissions, four popcorns (any size) and four drinks (any size,) the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    10 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge $2,000 or more About $2,000

    A private movie party for up to 100 of your closest friends, including "bottomless" popcorn and drinks for each of them during the duration of the show. You select the movie (subject to availability) and the time and date anytime in 2014. We will put your name in lights on the theater marquee! Plus, the movie poster, the theater seat plaques and reserved seating, the custom onscreen slide in our pre-show slide show, four movie admissions, four popcorns (any size) and four drinks (any size,) the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    9 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  10. Select this reward

    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    We will ship you a vintage metal 35mm film reel (within the continental United States only.) These are a significant part of the Rogers City Theater's history, and you will be sharing in our legacy. These reels are sure to become collector's items since reels will not be needed for digital movies. We will also send you twenty free movie passes including a "bottomless" popcorn and drink for each pass. Plus the private movie party, the movie poster, the theater seat plaques and reserved seating, the custom onscreen slide in our pre-show slide show, the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Only United States
    5 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  11. Select this reward

    Pledge $10,000 About $10,000

    We will ship you one of our two vintage Simplex X-L movie projectors (within the continental United States only.) In this way you will be able to share a piece of the Rogers City Theater's legacy and the community our theater has created. The projectors will be sent to the two highest donors over $10,000 or the first two donors at $10,000. Any others in this category will share in our legacy by receiving a part of our vintage sound system. Plus, the vintage metal 35mm film reel, the twenty free movie passes including the "bottomless" popcorn and drink for each pass, the private movie party, the movie poster, the theater seat plaques and reserved seating, the custom onscreen slide in our pre-show slide show, the commemorative pin, the one second (24 frames) of actual film, recognition on our website DONORS PAGE, listed by pledge category, and onscreen in our pre-show slide show for all 2014 movie shows.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Only United States
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (60 days)

Line icon alert icon Artboard Copy 8 arrow-down icon arrow-down arrow-left icon arrow-left arrow-point-left icon Fill 1 Copy 5 arrow-point-right icon Fill 1 arrow-right icon arrow-right arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right copy bar-chart icon Artboard Copy 6 bell icon Combined Shape Copy 5 book icon Artboard Copy 3 bookmark icon Fill 1 brand-assets icon Artboard Copy 13 cart icon Artboard Copy 4 chat icon chat check icon Fill 1 Copy 6 circle-back icon Fill 1 Copy 13 circle-forward icon Fill 1 Copy 16 circle-k icon circle-k circle-left icon circle-left circle-right icon circle-right clipboard icon Artboard Copy 12 clock icon Combined Shape close icon close closed-caption icon Fill 1 compass icon Combined Shape Copy 2 conversion icon conversion delta-down icon Fill 1 delta-left icon delta-right icon Fill 1 delta-up icon Fill 1 duplicate icon duplicate embed icon Combined Shape Copy 6 eye icon Combined Shape Copy 12 facebook-contained icon Facebook Contained facebook icon Facebook logo flag icon Fill 1 Copy 3 gear icon Fill 1 Copy 14 global-africa icon Fill 1 Copy 9 global-america icon Fill 1 Copy 10 global-asia icon Fill 1 Copy 17 graph-bar icon Combined Shape Copy 9 graph-line icon Combined Shape Copy 16 heart icon Fill 1 Copy 8 help icon human icon icon--human icon--alarm icon icon--alarm icon--alert icon icon--alert icon--arrow-down icon icon--arrow-down icon--arrow-left icon icon--arrow-left icon--arrow-right icon icon--arrow-right icon--arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right icon--arrow-up icon icon--arrow-up icon--backer-badge icon icon--backer-badge icon--bell icon icon--bell icon--bolt icon icon--bolt icon--bookmark-outline icon icon--bookmark-outline icon--bookmark icon icon--bookmark icon--calculator icon icon--calculator icon--calendar-check icon icon--calendar-check icon--calendar icon icon--calendar icon--campaign-outline icon icon--campaign-outline icon--check icon icon--check icon--chevron-down icon icon--chevron-down icon--chevron-left icon icon--chevron-left icon--chevron-right icon icon--chevron-right icon--chevron-up icon icon--chevron-up icon--circle-around icon icon--circle-around icon--circle-back icon icon--circle-back icon--circle-forward icon icon--circle-forward icon--circle-loader icon Page 1 icon--circle icon icon--clipboard icon icon--clipboard icon--clock icon icon--clock icon--closed-caption icon icon--closed-caption icon--code icon icon--code icon--collapse icon icon--collapse icon--commissions icon icon--commissions icon--compass icon icon--compass icon--confirmation icon icon--confirmation icon--conversion icon icon-conversion icon--cpu icon icon--curve-right icon icon--curve-right icon--cross icon icon--cross icon--delta-down icon icon--delta-down icon--delta-left icon icon--delta-left icon--delta-right icon icon--delta-right icon--delta-up icon icon--delta-up icon--download icon icon--download icon--ellipsis icon icon--expand icon icon--expand icon--external icon icon--external icon--eye icon icon--eye icon--facebook icon icon--facebook icon--filter icon icon--filter icon--flag icon icon--flag icon--frown-filled icon icon--frown icon icon--gear icon icon--gear icon--globe-africa icon icon--globe-africa icon--globe-america icon icon--globe-america icon--globe-asia icon icon--globe-asia icon--graph-bar icon icon--graph-bar icon--graph-line icon icon--graph-line icon--happy-filled icon icon--happy icon icon--heart-outline icon icon--heart outline icon--heart-thin-outline icon Fill 1 icon--heart icon icon--heart icon--home icon icon--home icon--home-with-door icon icon--human icon icon--human icon--humans icon icon--humans icon--image icon icon--image icon--inbox icon icon--inbox icon--info icon icon--info icon--instagram icon icon/instagram icon--lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb icon--link icon icon--link icon--lock-black-bg icon lock-icon icon--lock icon icon--lock icon--mail icon icon--mail icon--meh-filled icon icon--meh icon icon--menu icon icon--menu icon--message icon icon--message icon--mobile icon icon--mobile icon--overflow icon icon--overflow icon--pause icon icon--pause icon--pencil icon icon--pencil icon--pin icon icon--pin icon--pinterest icon icon--pinterest icon--play icon icon--play icon--plus-human icon icon--plus-human icon--plus icon icon--plus icon--prohibit icon icon--prohibit icon--project-budget icon icon--pull-quote icon icon--pull-quote icon--question-filled icon icon--question-filled icon--question icon icon--question icon--reorder icon icon-reorder icon--reply icon icon--reply icon--save icon icon--save icon--saved icon icon--saved icon--search icon icon--search icon--section-break icon icon--section-break icon--small-k icon icon--sound-hi icon icon--sound-hi icon--sound-lo icon icon--sound-lo icon--sound-mute icon icon--sound-mute icon--star-outline icon Star Outline icon--star icon icon--star icon--subtitles-captions icon icon--subtitles-captions icon--text-bold icon icon--text-bold icon--text-bullet icon icon--text-bullet icon--text-italic icon icon--text-italic icon--textalign-centered icon icon--textalign-centered icon--textalign-right icon icon--textalign-right icon--thumbs-down icon icon--thumbs-down icon--thumbs-up icon icon--thumbs-up icon--thumbsdown-outline icon icon--thumbsdown-outline icon--thumbsup-outline icon icon--thumbsup-outline icon--trash icon icon--trash icon--tumblr icon icon--tumblr icon--twitter icon icon--twitter icon--unlink icon Artboard icon--unlock icon icon--unlock icon--update-freeform-round icon icon--update-freeform-round icon--update-freeform icon icon--update-freeform icon--update-pinned icon Artboard icon--update-qa-round icon icon--update-qa-round icon--update-qa icon icon--update-qa icon--upload icon icon--upload icon--video icon icon--video icon--youtube icon icon--youtube icon-imagealign-center icon icon-imagealign-center icon-imagealign-left icon icon-imagealign-left icon-imagealign-right icon icon-imagealign-right info icon Combined Shape Copy instagram icon instagram copy kickstarter icon Artboard Copy 5 leaf icon leaf lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb link icon Combined Shape Copy 8 loading-spin icon lock icon Combined Shape Copy 4 mail icon Combined Shape map-pin icon Fill 1 menu icon Group message icon Fill 1 Copy 12 mobile icon Page 1 Copy 2 pause icon pause copy pencil icon Combined Shape Copy 3 pin icon Combined Shape Copy 11 pinterest icon pinterest play icon play copy plus-human icon icon--plus-human plus icon Fill 1 Copy 7 question icon Combined Shape Copy 14 search icon Fill 1 Copy 11 shapeshift icon share icon Fill 1 Copy slash icon solid-arrow icon solid-arrow sound-hi icon Combined Shape sound-lo icon Combined Shape sound-mute icon Combined Shape star icon Fill 1 Copy 2 stopwatch icon Group 2 thumbs-up icon Shape tools icon Shape trash icon Combined Shape tumblr icon tumblr copy twitter icon twitter copy user icon Artboard Copy 10 volume-up icon Artboard Copy 9 warning icon Combined Shape Copy 10 write icon Artboard Copy 11 x icon Fill 1 Copy 4 youtube icon Combined Shape