Cinemas is a survey within the history of the Greater Miami Valley's local movie theatres. The era of the movie theater is that of a dying age. Due to the constant evolution of technology and society's needs, the once-thriving theaters of the 20th century are being forced to shut their doors. Many of these theaters specifically in the Dayton area have still remained untouched, leaving behind many forgotten artifacts and memories. The following images invite the viewer to embrace the nostalgia that theaters have left behind in the constant battle to keep up with our culture.