Ep. 318 - The Last Picture Show



$5/month for ad-free Canadaland by clicking here. Independent movie theatres were in trouble before COVID-19 became a global pandemic, and now even the industry giants like Cineplex are taking a hit. Eric Veillette, programming director at Toronto’s Revue Cinema, joins to unpack the ongoing distribution conflict between rep cinemas and Cineplex. Also, Jesse Wente, Exec-Dir. of the Indigenous Screen Office, joins to talk about what COVID-19 means for movie theatres and whether or not it's curtains for the movie exhibition industry.  This episode is brought to you by WealthBar, Squarespace, and HelloFresh