The Debate

Who wants to go to the movies? Cinema after Covid-19

THE DEBATE
THE DEBATE © FRANCE 24

After three months of lockdown, France's cinemas have reopened, ahead of England on July 4. But will film buffs return? Have three months of binge-watching streaming services changed the industry for good? François Picard's panel reflects on the challenges of reopening neighbourhood movie theatres, on an industry where production has ground to a halt, and ponders what sort of stories audiences will pay to see coming out of this unprecedented pandemic.