“Save Detour” Support Campaign

Detour is a non-profit organisation based on the voluntary work of its members and everything that comes in is immediately reinvested. For more than 20 years we have been going along on just our own strength, without ever chasing or receiving support from either private or public institutions for the daily running of our activities, always looking only at the quality of our programme of activities and establishing a relationship of trust and empathy with our members. Well, we have to tell you truthfully: this time we are running the risk of not being able to continue and soon we will be at the point of no return Your contribution has been and will be crucial to try to resist and will help to defend one of the last bastions of independent cinematography in our city. The friendship, esteem, and generous support you have shown us so far have been simply extraordinary! We will publish a collection of some of the most touching messages that accompanied your donations. Thanks to your contributions, we have reached the first milestone and this will allow us to pay essential rents and utilities related to the prolonged period of interruption of the activity, avoiding the imminent risk of being buried under the weight of the accumulated debts. However, the blanket of uncertainty lowered on future scenarios, the impossibility of setting aside a quota for summer fees, the awareness that a "phase 2" will involve us, among the last in order of time, by a partial and quota-authorisation reopening, consequent to the adoption of burdensome and complex sanitation measures, requires us to keep our guard high. We are asking you to choose one of the proposed options set out in our special crowdfunding campaign....