Outdoor cinemas in Rome were not built in a day

According to the associations of film exhibitors, local Government should help regulating the wildfire spread of outdoor arenas in Rome. They have denounced the danger of uncontrolled proliferation at a press conference, saying that the greatest part of the 50 arenas in the region, not only are located too close to indoor theaters, but also often operate lacking safety, quality, and fiscal standards, thereby determining unfair competition within the struggling film exhibition market, which is already greatly weakened by poor content from distributors (only 33 new releases in the July-August period, 71 in September-October). As a result, they have announced the shutdown of all movie theaters in the Lazio region and the submission of a complaint to antitrust. Continue reading “Outdoor cinemas in Rome were not built in a day”