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While cinemas are closed, the team discuss films available to view at home on streaming services or via online home rental.

We were delighted to welcome two very special guest co-hosts this week!

Our enormous thanks to Cinema Nova CEO Kristian Connelly, and Astor Theatre General Manager Zak Hepburn, for joining us to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on their cinemas, and the post-pandemic future for theatrical presentation. And for staying on to review two films just landed in Australia:


THE TRIP TO GREECE (Michael Winterbottom)

Playlist for Primal Screen – 25 May 2020
  • White FlagDido
  • GreaseFrankie Valli

About this program

Primal Screen is a show about movies, from the ones on the big screen to the ones you stream. A mix of new release and retrospective film reviews, and occasional interviews with film practitioners. Presented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford with regular guest critics. 

Co-producer and panel operator: Karl Chapman
Podcast editor: Maudie Osborne


The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.