Monday, 6th December 2021

Film show: ‘Lockdown: The Sequel’ tests patience of French cinemas

By France24
19 December 2020   |   7:00 am
The house lights have dimmed once more but it's not because the film's about to start. Movie theatres in France had their hopes dashed when Covid-19 lockdown measures were extended as part of a second nationwide lockdown, meaning cinemas will remain shuttered until next year. Film producer Michèle Halberstadt, of ARP distribution, tells us more about how it affects her industry and describes the frustration of those who feel their sector has been ignored by the government.