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Million-pound question: why save Secret Cinema while real cinemas are in ruins? | Marc Burrows

9 days ago   |   By The Guardian

As affordable arts venues fight to survive, the exorbitant events company got a huge bailout. And film fans will pay the price Film fans experienced a collective meltdown on Monday when it was revealed that Secret Group, the company behind immersive movie experience Secret Cinema, had received almost a million pounds in aid as part of the government's culture recovery fund , while more affordable and accessible venues had been turned down. The fund, announced by Rishi Sunak after widespread criticism that Covid-19 bailouts weren't doing enough to protect the arts, awarded its first wave of...
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