Corinne Masiero, a French actress took to the stage at the César awards, France’s Oscars equal, sporting a blood-stained donkey costume. Her protest of the continued closures of French theaters and cinemas as a consequence of Covid-19 didn’t cease there. Masiero shocked the viewers when she eliminated her donkey garb and was sporting nothing beneath however 2 messages written on her particular person. Her torso learn “No tradition, no future” and her again mentioned “give us again artwork, Jean!” Masiero is referring to French Prime Minister Jean Castex.
For those who’re curious about seeing her strip down, and you’ve got additionally lately brushed up in your French here’s the clip with full nudity.
Corinne Masiero just isn’t alone in her grievance with the federal government shut downs.
by way of BBC:
A number of theatres had been occupied on Friday in at the very least 9 cities, whereas sit-ins on the Odeon Theatre on the Left Financial institution in Paris entered their eighth day.
Final December, tons of of actors, theatre administrators, musicians, movie technicians and critics, and plenty of others from the world of French tradition protested in Paris and different cities towards the federal government’s shutdown of tradition venues.
“My kids can go to Zara however not the cinema… it is incomprehensible,” mentioned Stephane Demoustier as he picked up the César for finest screenplay for “The Lady With a Bracelet”.
I ought to in all probability resist the urge to touch upon the French Covid scenario however as a substitute I’ll say to Mr. Demoustier that nobody is shoving pop corn into their open, exhaling mouth in a Zara. I do know, I am drawing from American customs and making use of it to the French. Perhaps there IS a large popcorn machine in each Zara, and possibly nobody eats or drinks something once they go to the flicks in France. But when it is nearer to what the U.S. does, consuming and consuming for a few hours in an indoor area just isn’t the identical as everybody sporting masks in a clothes retailer.
I am for artwork and tradition too, however I favor the not dying and never spreading half a bit of extra. Hopefully they will discover a resolution in between. Outside films? Masks on and no food and drinks in theaters?