"This is a great chance for us to extend independent film programming outside the film festival," aid
The center will offer movies this summer after a new movie projector arrives.
Another community input meeting is planned for Saturday, Prudhomme said.
"We're not looking to profit from the projector," Prudhomme said. "We're looking for cultural enrichment for the community."
But before achieving their goals, Prudhomme said the theater also needs to acquire a screen for the projector.
The one the theater uses is on loan from the Victoria TX Indie Film Fest, Prudhomme said.
"The screens we're looking at are about
Last week, the college approved the
Another financial concern for the theater are the light bulbs used by the projector, valued at
As part of a partnership with the Victoria TX Indie Film Fest, Prudhomme said, the festival will be allowed 20 days of programming, which includes the four days of the festival. Festival organizers are planning a horror film festival the weekend before
If someone wants to bring a movie to the Welder Center, Prudhomme suggested using the website Tugg.com, a do-it-yourself film-distributing website.
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