FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- Owners of the movie theatre in Jasper are expressing concerns over whether they’ll survive the pandemic financially.
In a post to social media over the weekend, Showplace Cinemas say movie theaters across the country are at risk of going dark for good after being closed for months due to state lockdown orders.
Showplace Cinemas, based in Evansville, purchased the Jasper 8 Theater late last year. It’s asking customers to sign an online form to save our cinemas.
See the full post below....“The COVID-19 pandemic has put movie theaters across the country at risk of going dark for good. From small independent screens to nationwide exhibitors, our local theaters employ over 150,000 people and have formed a cornerstone of the American experience for generations.”Friends, the last few months have been incredibly difficult for all of us.