“Belmont’s Studio Cinema may be closing” From Belmont, MA.

posted by ThrHistoricalSociety on January 8, 2015 at 12:50 am


The Belmont Studio Cinema, a fixture in Belmont since the early 1900s may be closing, according to owner Jim Bramante. A recent inspection by town officials discovered several code violations and the cinema’s license was not renewed. Bramante is not sure he will be able to correct them, however he is working with the town and has engaged contractors. “Our plan is to try and work something out – hopefully something can be done,” he said. “There’s a reason why we’re one of the last remaining independent single screen theaters,” he added, noting that it is hard to be successful in small scale cinema. “We tried to hold on as long as we could.”

Read the entire article at wickedlocal.com.

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