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Kodak Introduces Reel Film, a New App That Finds Movies Screening on Celluloid Near You

Rage against the dying of the natural, magic-hour light.


Natalie Portman in “Jackie”

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It’s not exactly news that very few films are projected on actual film these days, whether in the local multiplex or the world’s most prestigious festivals. Kodak, who knows a thing or two about film, has created a helpful tool for those defiantly seeking out celluloid wherever they can find it: Reel Film, a website and mobile app that allows users to find movies screening on film near them.

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It might not be especially useful for those living outside of cities with vibrant repertory scenes, as inputting a Los Angeles zip code mostly returns results from the New Beverly, Aero and other revival theaters; Reel Film is still a useful way of collating all that information, however, and there are certainly recent releases that buck the digital trend.

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Toward that end, the app also includes a list of movies that were actually shot on film stock — “Jackie,” “Too Late” and Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven” remake are among the recent examples — and includes theater locations and showtimes. Give it a try and rage against the dying of the natural, magic-hour light.

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