Thursday, March 4, 2010

Great article about a great cinema

Be sure to check out this Boston Globe article about Cape Ann Community Cinema in Gloucester, Massachusetts where "John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!" will screen on March 21 at 2:00pm. More details about the screening at this link.

Close-up and personal
Cinema offers a congenial movie experience
By James Sullivan
Globe Correspondent / February 21, 2010

Before showtimes at the Cape Ann Community Cinema, proprietor Robert Newton cues up a digital slide show of his late grandfather’s collection of vintage Gloucester postcards.

“He was obsessed,’’ Newton says. The 40-year-old film fanatic, who opened his idiosyncratic theater last July, might say the same about himself.

As the one-man show behind an enterprise he calls the Mass Bay Film Project, he is the curator, floor manager, and, on most nights, the ticket taker at the North Shore’s newest, least conventional movie house. He even makes the popcorn.

The Gloucester cinema, his labor of love, is...CONTINUE READING