Director: Mark Power
The house lights dim, the curtain goes up, and the magic begins. With single screen cinema's vanishing - Mark Power had lost his taste for going to the movies. In Sacred Cinema, Mark travels the world to recapture the magic of movie-going. In this film you will witness spectators enjoying a film on a New York rooftop, and see why Austin's world famous Alamo Drafthouse is considered a haven for cinephiles. Mark also travels to India to discover how crucial movie-going can be to the vitality of a culture. These theatres and more are featured in this joyful hymn to the movie theatre. So sit down, turn off your cell phone and embark on a worldwide journey to recapture the magic of going to the movies.