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Outdoor Movies Gain Popularity in USi
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August 06, 2013 11:08 PM
More than half a century ago, there were 4000 drive-in movie theaters in the United States, and watching a movie from your car was a popular way to spend an evening. But with the number of drive-ins reduced to just a few hundred, a new breed of outdoor movie has been popping up across the nation. Producer June Soh tells us that going to an open-air theater has become a modern summer pastime for many movie fans. Amy Katz narrates.

Outdoor Movies Gain Popularity in US

Published August 06, 2013

More than half a century ago, there were 4000 drive-in movie theaters in the United States, and watching a movie from your car was a popular way to spend an evening. But with the number of drive-ins reduced to just a few hundred, a new breed of outdoor movie has been popping up across the nation. Producer June Soh tells us that going to an open-air theater has become a modern summer pastime for many movie fans. Amy Katz narrates.


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