Now playing: The Barista! Movie posters at Paris cinemas feature lockdown heroes

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    Parisian cinemas are displaying movie posters of local heroes – like baristas, bakers, grocers and hairdressers – as movie houses remain shuttered due to Covid-19. Aimed at boosting local businesses, some 240 posters will occupy spaces usually dedicated to Hollywood blockbusters for the next two weeks. 

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