From an episode of Primal ScreenPresented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford

Interview

Primal Screen: The Future Of Local Cinemas After Lockdown

Regular hosts Flick Ford and Paul Anthony Nelson are joined by guest hosts Kristian Connelly, CEO of Cinema Nova, and Zak Hepburn, General Manager of the Astor Theatre. They discuss the scope of impact that COVID-19 has had on local cinemas, as well as the inimitable qualities of the cinematic experience with which streaming services just cannot compete, and why these qualities will help cinemas survive post-lockdown.

Photos: Broken Simulacra and PDR (Creative Commons)

Cinema Nova and Astor Theatre
Listen to Primal Screen: The Future Of Local Cinemas After Lockdown22:1425 May 2020