A Century of Keeping Movies Alive
The Patricia Theater is the only cinema for all 21,000 residents in the Powell River region, an isolated area north of Vancouver, Canada. The theater was built in 1913, but when developers threatened to take away the movie-going experience for the community, Ann Nelson stepped in to save it.
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