Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese Among Directors Fighting to Save BBC’s Radio 4 Film Program

Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese Among Directors Fighting to Save BBC’s Radio 4 Film Program
Update: BBC issued the following statement in response to the letter featured in the Observer:

“We’re launching a new Radio 4 film programme later this year which will do even more to explore the expanding universe of cinema and screen. The changing nature of film distribution and availability, including on streaming platforms, has opened up new ways for us to take listeners on a journey through the best of cinematic storytelling.”

The statement continues, “The new show will explore the contemporary and the historical — digging deep into the relationship between past and present — with close reading and analysis. It will continue to feature serious and in-depth discussion with actors, writers, directors and critics. In addition to the new programme, Radio 4 dedicated arts shows will keep providing news of the latest film releases as well as expanded film criticism, discussion and major interviews with film makers.”

Earlier: More than 100 filmmakers and
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