A Variety Streaming Room event with the Locarno Film Festival’s StepIn industry program, recorded July 27, debated the future for theatrical releases in the pandemic era, what’s in store for independent cinemas and how Warner Bros.’ game-changing plans for the international-led roll-out of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” are helping distributors hammer out their own release strategies into the fall. The session features Elissa Federoff, president of distribution at Neon; Allison Gardner, CEO of Glasgow Film; Vincent Quek, CEO of arthouse distributor Anticipate Pictures; Mikey Schwartz-Wright, an agent with United Talent Agency; and Laura Houlgatte, CEO of the International Union of Cinemas.