Over the last 75 years, it has brought a little bit of Holywood glamour to Mid Wales. But tonight, Welshpool's Pola Cinema will show its final two films, before closing its doors.
Three generations of the same family have run it - but now it's been beaten by falling audiences and the high cost of going digital.
Tom Sheldrick reports on the struggle for independent cinemas to compete against the giant modern multiplex.
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Scattered showers with the odd heavy burst possible but there will be plenty of sunny spells too.
A rather wet and windy evening, with rain in the north and showers elsewhere.