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The Scarecrow Video Podcast Episode 19: Grand Illusion Cinema's BRIAN ALTER

For the latest episode of our podcast, we're lucky to have a very special guest: Brian Alter, General Manager and programmer for the Grand Illusion Cinema. For those not from around these parts, the GI is a tiny, independent, volunteer-run, non-profit movie theater in the University District (just down the street from our store). Brian sits down with our esteemed host Matt to discuss the repertory film business, film preservation, the gradual fading away of 35mm film projection, and what's coming to the theater in the future.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.    Please note our podcast is NSFW.

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We're looking forward to the GI's 2012 programming, starting with an Ernst Lubitsch series that includes BLUEBEARD'S EIGHTH WIFE, written by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder, starring Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, and Claudette Colbert.

For the record, The Maldives have not one, but two songs on the soundtrack to Ti West's horror film THE INKEEPERS, coming soon to the GI.

Thanks to Aster Coffee Lounge in Ballard for allowing us to record our podcast inside their fine establishment.

Send questions/comments/movie wishes for the New Year to podcast@scarecrow.com.

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