Fires, floods, COVID: Can community cinema survive?
There’s no denying it – 2020 was a hellish year. First, there were the raging bush fires that ravaged the country and destroyed entire towns. Then came the floods that doused the flames and swamped the scorched lands.
Just when we thought the season of extremes was over, the entire world locked down.
Through it all, many Australian businesses have battled to stay afloat. Today we were joined by Garry Farrar, who is the owner of 6th Toe Cinema in South West Rocks. As the owner of a small, rural movie theatre, which has been running since 1926, Garry’s story is one of resilience and survival against all odds.