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Culture unions call for mobilization “against the extreme right”

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The Parisian gathering is planned in front of the Cinémathèque française in Bercy, in the 12th arrondissement, at 2 p.m. and will go up to the Ministry of Culture.

Around fifteen unions from the performing arts, cinema and audiovisual sectors are calling to mobilize on Thursday in

“Paris and throughout France”

“for culture and against the extreme right”

. The Parisian gathering is planned in front of the Cinémathèque française in Bercy, in the 12th arrondissement, at 2 p.m. and will go up to the Ministry of Culture.

“With the extreme right at the gates of power, our organizations are measuring their responsibilities in this decisive moment for democracy, for all the workers we represent, for our sectors and for France

,” these organizations wrote Tuesday in a press release. common.

Among them are the CGT-Spectacle, the CGT Culture, the CFDT Culture, SUD Culture and the Syndeac (national union of artistic and cultural companies), the Profedim (producers, festivals), the National Union of Public Scenes (SNSP) ... These unions describe the

“broad outlines”

of what would be, according to them, the National Rally project for their sector, if an RN government were to come to power after the legislative elections of June 30 and July 7

: cause of freedoms of creation, programming, broadcasting and the press"

,

"privatization of public broadcasting"

,

"suppression of the Ministry of Culture"

,

"taking back control of theaters, operas, orchestras by deliberately changing the directions as (Giorgia) Meloni did in Italy"

,

"threats to the intermittency of the spectacle"

...

A previous gathering, last Thursday in Paris, at the National School of Architecture, brought together a few hundred people.

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Refs: | EL PAÍS | Le Figaro |

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