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UNIC Unveils its Manifesto

In light of the upcoming European Parliament elections in June 2024, UNIC has released its Manifesto, outlining key points vital for sustaining a healthy European cinema industry. Sharing recent box office numbers and admissions, the manifesto emphasises the importance of exclusive theatrical release windows and territoriality. UNIC also stresses the need to combat film theft, asserting their detrimental impact on the industry's growth . The manifesto positions cinemas as cultural hubs, fostering community, economic growth, and innovation. It urges support from policymakers to protect and celebrate the essence and diversity of European cinema and ensure that audiences can continue to enjoy films on the Big Screen. 

Read the Manifesto in full here.

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