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Can bankruptcy save movie theaters?

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Shelli Taylor explains why the movie chain Alamo Drafthouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the spring of 2021, as movie-goers slowly began to return to theaters.

“The margins are difficult for venues, and that’s the challenge. But the fun outweighs the pain.”

— Shelli Taylor
About the guest:
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Shelli Taylor is the CEO of Alamo DraftHouse, the chain of stylish movie theaters known for serving food and drinks during the show.

About the host:
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Bob Safian is the host of Masters of Scale: Rapid Response, and the editor-at-large for Masters of Scale. He’s the founder of The Flux Group, a media, insights, and strategic advisory firm. He was previously editor-in-chief of Fast Company, where he won the National Magazine Award for Magazine of the Year in 2014.

Transcript of Masters of Scale: Can bankruptcy save movie theaters?
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