DIY Screenings: The Challenges the Pandemic Brought to Pop-Up Cinemas
Posted on September 9, 2021
There have been lots of stories about the resilience of cinemas and film festivals during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the success many of them have seen in moving screenings online and reaching new audiences during this period. But less has been said about the hardship and difficulties that DIY and pop-up cinemas have faced over the past 18 months. In this blog Rosie Beattie, Co-founder and Producer of Unmellow Movies, discusses the specific challenges that the pandemic has posed to these operators, who make such a distinctive and valuable contribution to their communities.