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How Are Movie Theaters Adapting to COVID-19 in China?

They're going to the movies in China, but how are they keeping it safe? I would love nothing more than to go to the theater right now, but corona in America makes it unsafe and dangerous. That's why I am so annoyed and jealous that China seems to have its act together and has patrons returning to theaters. In early August, Dolittle and a re-release of Interstellar were topping the box office and contributing to an overall $17.5 million across the country. So how is China doing it? Well, they're trying to keep things as safe as possible. There are seat limits on every theater, set with 30% capacity limitations. There are usually around two empty seats between patrons sitting in the audience. Watching a scary movie and don't want to be alone, some theaters have large stuffed animals called “MOMO” which are disinfected after each screening. You can hug them if you get scared. Patrons wear face masks to protect against the coronavirus and hold their hand to a temperature scanner before they can enter any theater. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Thursday, 13 August

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