DCI or DIE: The Capri Theatre Goes Digital

A project in Montgomery, AL by Capri Theatre

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The Capri Theatre needs to go digital before movies are no longer available on film.
Backers: 656
Average Pledge Per Backer: $135

Funded: $88,240 of $80,000
Dates: Mar 19th -> Apr 30th (42 days)
Project By: Capri Theatre
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Latest News


April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to all of the backers, supporters and cheerleaders who made this a successful campaign. We did it. We beat our goal and we got some stretch goals on top of it. Now we have to actually do all of this stuff. You'll get a notice soon about... (Read More)

The Final Week

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We are over the goal and heading towards reaching our stretch goals. I've been talking to the projection installation companies and we're getting bids on the equipment. We're going to go digital. Thanks to all of you who have backed the project and... (Read More)

Over The Top

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it! We have reached the funding goal of $80,000. Thank you for your support of the Capri Theatre. It means a lot to us. With 12 days left in the campaign, I hope we'll be able to hit some stretch goals for the extra things we can do around the... (Read More)

Two Weeks To Go

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Two weeks until our April 30 deadline and we are 93% funded. Thank you all. A little over $6000 and we are there. Please keep spreading the word. We have over 500 backers, which is great. We've sent out literally thousands of emails and snail mails,... (Read More)

Into the Stretch, As It Were...

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We are over $72,000 pledged, over 90% of the way to our goal. Thank you! As I mentioned in the previous update, we need some "stretch goals" which are targets above our original goals. Stretch Goal #1: $3000 for Alternative Content equipment. This... (Read More)

Halfway Through The DCI Campaign

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We're at the halfway point on the calendar, but over 80% of the pledges needed to fund the campaign. Thank you all for pledging and spreading the word.  Pledges have slowed down considerably since Friday. I hope it was because we had really nice... (Read More)

Two Weeks In and Over $55k

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We've passed the $55,000 mark in pledges. It looks like it is really going to happen. I never thought I would use the phrase "Only  $25,000 to go!" It suddenly sounds doable and appropriate, but we can't give up yet. Thank all of you for pledging... (Read More)

Over the Halfway Mark

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
With a rush of pledges we are now officially over the halfway mark on our campaign. Thank you!  (Read More)

Week One and (almost) Halfway Done

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We're at the end of the first week and rapidly approaching the half-way mark. As I write we are a little over $31k, and I haven't developed an anxiety ulcer! The wall comments have been great, keep them coming. The sharing is working because we are... (Read More)

Off to a fantastic start

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
For all of you non-obsessive/compulsives out there who have not been following the returns, as of 1:24pm on Friday we are over $18,000 in pledges. It is a real encouraging show of support. The printed publicity should be arriving in the mailboxes our... (Read More)

Montgomery's Capri Theatre opens Kickstarter campaign in hopes of raising $80,000 for digital equipment

March 20th - via: al.com
MONTGOMERY, AL - The Capri Theatre began its Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday with hope that movie lovers of Montgomery will donate a few dollars to help keep the theatre's doors from closing for good. The Capri, which is the only theatre in the capital city that screens independent, foreign and classic films, needs to raise $80,000 for a digital system or it will be forced to close. (Read More)

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