The summer movie season is back in action. And big audiences are once again ready to line up for the big screen. But the Rivoli and Imperial aren’t the only theaters in town where you can purchase your admission ticket.
The Hastings Museum Lied Super Screen offers audiences stadium seating, a digital projector with 4k capabilities, and the latest in RealD 3D technology. And at 65-feet wide, it also happens to help Hastings boast the honor of being the smallest city with a large-format digital theater.
The theater was built in 1991 as an IMAX screen. Because of strict guidelines implemented by the IMAX organization, the museum switched to MegaSystems in 2001. This allowed the theater to welcome in “Hollywood-type” films. The final upgrade came in 2011 when the theater brought in a digital projector and 3-D technology.
The Lied Super Screen offers something for just about every cinema-goer. Audiences can enjoy the educational 3-D spectacles such as “Flight of the Butterflies” or “Tornado Alley in 3-D.” The theater has also been used as a second-run theater, playing popular films such as “The Dark Knight Rises,” “Les Miserables,” and even “Casablanca.” A six-channel digital surround sound also allows audiences to enjoy concert and orchestra films such as “Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day”.
Visit www.hastingsmuseum.org to find out what’s playing.