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Ragtag employee unpacks old 35mm film

October 29, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Steve Ruffin unpacks the reels which held the film "Robot & Frank" during transport to the Ragtag Cinema on Hitt Street. Because the cinema's 35mm films arrive on five separate reels, Ruffin and the other projectionists must unroll and join all the reels together into one complete spool that sits on a large platter before it is fed into the projection pulleys.

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