Theaters sued for not providing captioned Films
Some Washington state residents are fighting back after theaters fail to provide captioned films.
For most cinema buffs, silent movies went out with the Coolidge administration eight decades ago.
But for film fans who are hard of hearing, today’s theaters offer little beyond an indecipherable silence. Captioned showings remain rare, and existing technology that would allow attendees to read along at their seats is rarely used.
Now, a small group of Washington residents hopes to change that through a lawsuit filed earlier this month in King County Superior Court.
Read the full story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.