Ritzy strikers take fight to red carpet
Cinema staff urge BFI to cut ties with Cineworld
CINEMA workers staged a second strike in two weeks yesterday in a long-running dispute for the London Living Wage (LLW) by calling on the British Film Institute (BFI) to break ties with the cinema’s owners.
Staff members of the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, south London, demanded that Picturehouse, owned by Cineworld, pay them enough to live in the capital.
The strike coincides with the BFI London Film Festival, that the Ritzy was due to host events for.
But workers closed it for the day to pressure BFI to abandon its connections with their... read more
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