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Are We Ready for a COVID-19 Movie Adaptation?

Tony Pietra Arjuna, Filmmaker

02-Nov-20 14:00

Are We Ready for a COVID-19 Movie Adaptation?

Late last week, the trailer for upcoming movie “Songbird” was released to much criticism about it being exploitative - because it depicts a horror movie-like setting of America still in lockdown in 2024, with a mutated version of Covid-19. We look at the question of, how soon is too soon? Are we ready for fictional representations of our current struggles with the pandemic?

Image Source: STXfilms, Songbird 

Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Categories:  FilmSocial Issues

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestCOVID-19PandemicLockdownSongbirdMovieFictional AdaptationExploitationTone-deaf


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