Covid-19: inventory one year after the closure of cinemas


INVESTIGATION – The entire industry has been severely affected by the coronavirus crisis. The cinemas hope to open in mid-April.

This Sunday March 14, it will be a year since cinemas had to close their doors in France. The operators would never have imagined that their projectors would remain off eight months out of twelve. After the failed reopening at Christmas, they dare not believe that the horizon is finally clearing up. “The reopening process could start in mid-April”, hopes Marc-Olivier Sebbag, general delegate of the National Federation of Cinemas, who is participating in a meeting at the Ministry of Culture, this Friday, March 12. The choice promises to be extraordinary. With 350-400 French films and European co-productions pending (the National Center for Cinematography does not have the exact figure, but over a normal year, we reach 391), the first salvo until the end of June will be 100% French-speaking. French.

Two blockbusters are in the starting blocks. FirstOSS 117 : Red alert in black Africa , by Nicolas Bedos, with Jean Dujardin and Pierre Niney. “An ideal entertainment to celebrate the reopening

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