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Carmike to host 'BIGD' Film Festival

April 17, 2012

Carmike Cinemas will mark the latest expansion of its “BIGD” theatre format with the April 20-26 staging of the “2012 BIGD Film Festival” at more than a dozen Carmike locations.

With the latest “BIGD” auditorium opening in Apple Valley, Minnesota, on April 19 with a gala charity event, Carmike will celebrate with a week of top movies at all “BIGD” locations. Pricing will be $5 with a special $5 concession combo offer for festival-goers on the purchase of both a large drink and a large popcorn.

Festival locations include: Apple Valley, MN (Carmike 15); Billings, MT (Shiloh 14); Canton, GA (Riverstone 15); Chattanooga, TN (Majestic 12); Columbus, GA (Carmike 15); Franklin, TN (Thoroughbred 20); Maryville, TN (Foothills 12); Missoula, MT (Carmike 12); Pottsgrove, PA (Carmike 12); Savannah, GA (Wynnsong 11); St. Clairesville, OH (Ohio Valley Mall 12); Tyler, TX (Carmike 14); and Winder, GA (Gateway 12).

The films being showcased include Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol, The Lorax, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, The Vow, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Act of Valor.

The “BIGD” format includes wall-to-wall screens, high-back rocker seats, digital projection, Christie Brilliant 3D projection, and QSC digital audio systems tuned to a 7.1 speaker array with 16 channels.

Upcoming Carmike communities on schedule to receive the advanced technology include Cleveland, TN; Sandestin, FL; Jacksonville, NC; Winchester, VA, and Decatur, AL.


Carmike to host 'BIGD' Film Festival

April 17, 2012

Carmike Cinemas will mark the latest expansion of its “BIGD” theatre format with the April 20-26 staging of the “2012 BIGD Film Festival” at more than a dozen Carmike locations.

With the latest “BIGD” auditorium opening in Apple Valley, Minnesota, on April 19 with a gala charity event, Carmike will celebrate with a week of top movies at all “BIGD” locations. Pricing will be $5 with a special $5 concession combo offer for festival-goers on the purchase of both a large drink and a large popcorn.

Festival locations include: Apple Valley, MN (Carmike 15); Billings, MT (Shiloh 14); Canton, GA (Riverstone 15); Chattanooga, TN (Majestic 12); Columbus, GA (Carmike 15); Franklin, TN (Thoroughbred 20); Maryville, TN (Foothills 12); Missoula, MT (Carmike 12); Pottsgrove, PA (Carmike 12); Savannah, GA (Wynnsong 11); St. Clairesville, OH (Ohio Valley Mall 12); Tyler, TX (Carmike 14); and Winder, GA (Gateway 12).

The films being showcased include Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol, The Lorax, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, The Vow, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Act of Valor.

The “BIGD” format includes wall-to-wall screens, high-back rocker seats, digital projection, Christie Brilliant 3D projection, and QSC digital audio systems tuned to a 7.1 speaker array with 16 channels.

Upcoming Carmike communities on schedule to receive the advanced technology include Cleveland, TN; Sandestin, FL; Jacksonville, NC; Winchester, VA, and Decatur, AL.

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