The closure of sets and postponement of ongoing and planned shoots implied a huge financial loss for filmmakers.
Aren’t films a mirror of our world after all? The subsequent months of the lockdown saw many audiences watch more family-oriented films, including cooking shows and series. This was attributed to the fact that most families were now spending time together and the parents were living up to their social roles, with women cooking more as most cultures in Africa would expect. But then again, this is only the audience’s perspective on film under the pandemic.