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LAT: A Single-Screen Gem Fades to Black

LAT: A Single-Screen Gem Fades to Black

In the LA Times, a report from New York State and the closing of the Scarsdale Fine Arts Cinema after 34 years. Owner of numerous movie theaters, Meyer Ackerman screened “Cinema Paradiso” as the theater’s final movie:

Meyer Ackerman, who declined to give his age, insisted that he was not leaving the film world behind. He’s been working on a documentary on a topic he won’t reveal (“It’s not finished yet”) and hopes to complete his life story, ‘Memoirs of an Exhibitionist’, even if, like some of the films he has shown, it has a limited audience.

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