By the end of 2013, most major film companies will stop offering movies on 35-millimeter film reels.
That's no problem for multiplexes, which can afford digital projectors at about $100,000 each, but most small drive-in theaters are unable to afford the digital transition.
To save a lucky few, Honda Motor company launched "Project Drive-in" this summer, promising a digital projector to the top voted drive-ins across the country.
Nine walked away with brand new equipment and a second chance. But what about the theaters that didn't win?
- Bob Hollis, owner of the Apache Drive-In in Globe, Arizona.
This segment aired on September 27, 2013.