Christopher Nolan and Barbara Broccoli lead plea to government for more support to UK cinemas

Christopher Nolan and Barbara Broccoli lead plea to government for more support to UK cinemas
Letter to UK government says the industry is “on the edge of an abyss”.

Nearly 50 leading UK filmmakers have called on the UK government to issue “urgently needed” financial support for the cinema sector.

A letter to UK chancellor Rishi Sunak, first published in The Sunday Times, says UK cinemas “stand on the edge of an abyss” due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and that targeted funding is crucial to ensure their survival.

Those who have put their name to the letter include Eon Films’ Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson, Heyday Films’ David Heyman and Oscar-winning filmmakers Steve McQueen and Danny Boyle.
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