independent theater http://kalw.org en The lights go out at San Francisco's Lumiere Theater this weekend http://kalw.org/post/lights-go-out-san-franciscos-lumiere-theater-weekend <p>The tragic tale of San Francisco's indie movie scene continues, as the lights go out on another monument to Bay Area celluloid history.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 17:30:05 +0000 Maya de Paula Hanika 17012 at http://kalw.org The lights go out at San Francisco's Lumiere Theater this weekend Film Fatale: Dark times for independent movie theaters http://kalw.org/post/film-fatale-dark-times-independent-movie-theaters <p>Take a walk down any major street in San Francisco and you&rsquo;ll see them: dead movie theaters. Corpses. It&rsquo;s hard not to shudder when you walk past one &ndash; the doors locked and covered with plywood, the entrance collecting tin cans and old newspapers. The theater&rsquo;s once grand marquee, now deprived of the electricity needed to power the lights, seems gaudy and hubristic. These are dark times for movie theaters.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 17:42:43 +0000 Jayme Catsouphes 6392 at http://kalw.org Film Fatale: Dark times for independent movie theaters