Hannah Sabourin

There are many ways that we distract ourselves from our loneliness. Some of us make bread, or learn to paint, and others take-up running. And some of us (like me) plan international trips so that I can hop on a plane as soon as the pandemic is over.

Some of us bake bread, or learn to paint, and others take-up running. And some of us (like me) plan international trips so that I can hop on an airplane as soon as the pandemic is over. The things you can learn about solo travellers in films can also apply to life in isolation.

Bytowne Cinema

The cinema is where I had my first big birthday party. It’s where I saw my first horror film. And it’s also where I went on my first date. Even though the pandemic bars me from the cinema, I hold onto the notion that the cinema is a place of inspiration where I learned to empathize with people with stories different from my own.

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