Special effects can be especially dazzling coming from the high tech digital projectors of today. But there are some people who still like to watch movies the old-fashioned way. Andy MacDougall, a film historian and former movie critic for the Press-Republican newspaper, offers free movie nights where classic 16mm films are played on reel-to-reel projectors.

Watch bonus interview with Andy MacDougall where he talks about his favorite movies and teaching film classes for inmates at Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York:

Upcoming Movie Nights:
The American Dreamer starring Dennis Hopper March 7th 7pm Pouring Light Studios East Main Street Malone, NY

Red Planet Mars/War of the Worlds March 11th 7pm Newman Center SUNY Plattsburgh Broad Street Plattsburgh

Learn more about Montreal’s Cinéclub Film Society which hosts screenings of classic 16mm films: www.cineclubfilmsociety.com