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06 May 2020 à 19:20

Press Roundup: April 2020

In the midst of the global pandemic, a selection of articles to better understand the current situation of the film industry, and also how French cinema is faring in it.

The industry confronted with Covid-19:

How American film festivals are getting organized to cope with the pandemic:
https://www.moviemaker.com/the-pandemic-response-film-festivals-need-to-step-up-on-behalf-of-filmmakers-now-commentary

The Global Cinema Federation, which brings together UNIC and Nato, advocates for the unification of the sector to save movie theaters:
https://www.audiovisual451.com/la-federacion-mundial-de-cines-aboga-por-la-union-del-sector-para-salvar-las-salas-de-cine/

The American distributor IFC Films offers 200 free titles for American independant theaters, once they are open again:
http://beta.blickpunktfilm.de/details/450020

The European audiovisual industry unifies its efforts in a joint declaration:
https://www.audiovisual451.com/el-audiovisual-europeo-une-fuerzas-para-pedir-medidas-urgentes-que-salvaguarden-el-presente-y-el-futuro-del-sector/


The art of making do and other good news:

Drive-in theaters are holding up in the USA:
https://www.skip.at/news/kino-trotz-corona-autokinos-halten-in-den-usa-die-stellung/400053715

The state of Georgia reopens its movie theaters on April 27
https://www.skip.at/news/der-us-bundesstaat-georgia-oeffnet-am-27-april-seine-kinos/400053761

Netflix to the rescue of national industries around the world: Mexico, Spain, Brazil:
https://www.newslinereport.com/cine/nota/netflix-continua-ofreciendo-fondos-a-la-industria-audiovisual


French cinema remains present in the media:

The Perfect Nanny in the Dutch film magazine De Film Krant
https://filmkrant.nl/recensies/chanson-douce/

Isadora's Children in VOD in Germany:
https://www.epd-film.de/filmkritiken/isadoras-kinder

Catherine Breillat retrospective announced at the Austrian Film Museum. A first in the German-speaking world:
https://www.epd-film.de/meldungen/2020/interview-catherine-breillat

Hate makes the cover of Sight & Sound for its 25th anniversary!
https://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/may-2020-issue

The Brasilia International Film Festival (online) gets underway with a tribute to Anna Karina
https://cultura.estadao.com.br/blogs/luiz-zanin/quarentena-16-festival-online-comeca-com-musa-da-nouvelle-vague/

Les Misérables gets top billing on the Colombian website Tiempo de Cine:
https://www.tiempodecine.co/web/los-miserables-de-ladj-ly/



 

Author : Ainhoa Jauregui

Latest update : 06 May 2020 à 19:20 CEST

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