Parting Shot: Film Fetish

April, 2016

Sarah Fang operates a vertical feed 35mm projector, which has been used at the Doris Duke Theatre since the 1970s. It is the only venue on the island where audiences can experience films in the 35mm format, says theater manager Taylour Chang. She says cinephiles believe 35mm offers richer color dynamics and a “grittier” visual quality than contemporary digital film. Photo: Kent Nishimura

Monday, 10:42 am
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Musuem of Art
Beretania Street
Photo by Kent Nishimura

Sarah Fang operates a vertical feed 35mm projector, which has been used at the Doris Duke Theatre since the 1970s. It is the only venue on the island where audiences can experience films in the 35mm format, says theater manager Taylour Chang. She says cinephiles believe 35mm offers richer color dynamics and a “grittier” visual quality than contemporary digital film.

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