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10 C I N E M O N T A G E G E T T I N G O R G A N I Z E D BUT LET'S TALK ABOUT HOW LABOR CAN HELP FORGE A PATH THROUGH CRISIS W e, like all the fortunate ones, have been spending a lot of time at home. The show must go on, we have heard, repeatedly, for as long as we can remember. But the shows no longer go on. Our IATSE kin who work in live theater or in production have long been idled. The loss of employment has been devastating. Some Local 700 members continue to work, and many of the crafts our Guild represents better lend themselves to work-from-home arrangements, relative to the occupations represented by our sister locals. But huge n u m b e r s o f E d i t o r s G u i l d m e m b e r s h a v e lost work, too, and what post-production work re- mains will run out before long if production crews cannot resume shooting – and, as of this writing in early spring, they largely cannot due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And of course this is taking place in the broader context of millions upon mil- lions losing their jobs throughout our economy. So one way or another, we who are lucky enough to be healthy and out of danger are spending a lot of time at home. We have been spending so much time sheltering in the circumscribed confines of our domestic spheres that the calendar has begun to dilate and warp, the familiar signposts The Show Will Go On I L L U S T R A T I O N B Y G A R Y L O C K E Rob Callahan

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