Movie theaters in Foshan reopen with proper prevention and control measures
On July 16th, according to the notice released by China Film Administration, cinemas in low-risk areas could reopen in an orderly manner starting from July 20.
On the afternoon of July 17th, Gan Qixia, deputy minister of CPC Foshan Municipal Party Committee Propaganda Department and director of Foshan Civilization Office, led a team carrying out a specific inspection on work resumption to Foshan Fun. Just. Cinema, Ocean Era Cinema and Dadi Digital Cinema.
According to Sun Yi, the general manager of Fun. Just. Cinema, the preparation of work resumption and epidemic prevention started from May, "We have prepared enough staffs for work resumption and employees have received nucleic acid testing in June. When we heard the notice of work resumption on July 16th, we immediately submitted the application and received the reopen approval from relevant departments on July 18th."
Tips reminding an interval of one meter were posted on the entrance floor of the cinema and relevant reminders were posted on the seats, separating every seat and row.
In order to promote the orderly resumption of cinemas in Guangdong, help cinemas solve the problem of insufficient film supply at the beginning of resumption, and increase the confidence of film works and audiences in Foshan, CPC Foshan Municipal Party Committee Propaganda Department will hold the activity of “Go! Let’s watch movies! - watching Guangdong excellent movies with 5 yuan”. Citizens can watch Maker Brother, Once Upon a Time in China, The Photographer and other movies in cinemas joining this activity from July 20th to 26th. In addition, high-profile new films including Detective Chinatown 3, The Rescue, and The Mermaid 2 will be released soon.