Film Comment Magazine to Go on Hiatus as Film at Lincoln Center Lays Off Half of Staff
Many firms are being financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, and the Movie at Lincoln Heart is the newest group to have to put off workers and pause a few of their operations.
On Friday, govt director Lesli Klainberg launched a memo asserting that the middle needed to furlough or lay off about half of its 50-person full-time workers and all of its part-time workers. She added that the corporate will proceed to supply medical insurance for the furloughed full-time staffers.
Moreover, the journal’s Could/June subject will solely be launched digitally, reasonably than in print. After that, the publication will probably be on an indefinite hiatus. On Twitter, the journal’s account stated, “We intention to be again delivering the perfect in movie criticism quickly.” The Movie at Lincoln Heart has printed the cinema and humanities journal since 1962.
We’re seeing all of the love and suggestions tonight relating to Movie Remark. The extraordinarily difficult occasions attributable to the COVID-19 virus have led us to some choices. The Could/June subject of FC that we’re ending now will probably be distributed digitally, reasonably than in print. (1/5) https://t.co/f0aQY20743— Movie Remark Journal (@FilmComment) March 28, 2020
Movie at Lincoln Heart had already suspended its theater operations on March 12 attributable to suggestions from the Division of Well being and Facilities for Illness Management, however its programming had already been hit exhausting. The Rendez-Vous with French Cinema and Mapping Bacurau occasions had been minimize brief, and its New Administrators/New Movies collection with the Museum of Trendy Artwork was postponed. The middle’s annual Chaplin Awards Gala fundraiser has additionally been postponed to the autumn.
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