It's an interesting insight into the thoughts of one of the most respected artists in film, one that has been directing movies for almost 55 years. He cites the medium's changing methods of exhibition, and how going to the cinema might soon become a niche activity, believing films will eventually only be viewed in "smaller theaters, online, and, I suppose, in spaces and circumstances that I can’t predict."
Ultimately, though, he praises the democratisation of film; that with such affordable equipment these days, movies really can be made by anyone. It's heartwarming, optimistic stuff. Read it below....
I’m writing this letter to you about the future. I’m looking at it through the lens of my world. »
- Oliver Davis
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