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March 19, 2013
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Rolling out the red carpet for digital movies

A life-long film buff and former industry executive is taking Carson Valley’s only movie theater into the digital age. Jim Sheehan, along with two business partners, purchased Minden’s Ironwood Cinemas out of bankruptcy last year. The way he talks about his investment, in light of the film industry itself, there’s no way forward but digitalization. “The industry is going digital,” Sheehan said in an interview Thursday. “I think there will be no more film by the end of 2013. You either have to convert to digital or close your doors. There’s no in between.” He wasn’t exaggerating. Four outdated film …

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