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BOAZ, Ala. — The Boaz 9 Cinema is set to close on August 31 after 15 years in business.

“It’s been a pleasure to serve the community for 15 years,” said Carlo DiPrima, manager of Boaz 9 Cinema said via Facebook. “COVID-19 and the film companies streaming… has [taken] to all the theaters worldwide.”

Boaz 9 is currently the only indoor movie theater in Marshall County. It features stadium seating, digital projectors, and 3-D films.

According to its website, the theater is encouraging those with gift cards to “use them as soon as possible” as no refunds will be provided.

Boaz 9 Cinema is owned by Frank Caracci of Frank’s Entertainment, an entertainment company that also owns Frank’s Thunder Alley and the Sand Mountain Twin Drive-In.