Eisentraut Theatres http://iowapublicradio.org en The Digital Challenge for Iowa's Theaters http://iowapublicradio.org/post/digital-challenge-iowas-theaters <p>Iowa&#39;s theaters are facing a major challenge: in about a year&#39;s time, every theater across the nation must convert to digital cinema, making the old film projectors obsolete and replacing them with expensive new technology.&nbsp; The cost is especially problematic for the state&#39;s smaller theaters, which operate on a much smaller profit margin.&nbsp; Today, we find out how a number of theater owners are coping and whether some movie house may have to close their doors.&nbsp; Guests are IPR&#39;s Dean Borg, who has reported on the story; Diane Prichard, owner of the DeWitt Opera H Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Charity Nebbe 155 at http://iowapublicradio.org