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Andy Holyoke wrangles the last reel at the Little Art Theatre's last projection of 30mm film. (Photo courtesy of Steven Bognar)

Andy Holyoke wrangles the last reel at the Little Art Theatre's last projection of 30mm film. (Photo courtesy of Steven Bognar)

Little Art Theatre goes national

The Little Art Theatre — one of the country’s few remaining one-screen movie houses — hit hit the national spotlight Tuesday.

After the showing its last 35mm film reel, the tiny theater will close for a major, months-long renovation and upgrade, which includes the installation of a digital projection system.

This prompted a visit from National Public Radio. Andy Holyoke, the Little Art’s longtime projectionist and projector maintenance man, was interviewed by NPR about his 30-year tenure at the theater, his feelings about film, projectors and the future of movie screening.

You can read or listen to the interview at the NPR website here.

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