Latest COVID-19 Cinema News Across the Globe

Korean Film Council issues subsidy coupons on movie tickets to draw audience to theatres
02-Jun-2020

National film support body — Korean Film Council (KOFIC) — has begun providing discount coupons in an effort to get the public back into cinemas.

source: firstpost.com - Read more...

Daisy Duke's drive-in cinema on its way to Bradford
01-Jun-2020

A TOURING drive-in cinema is going to set up in Bradford during a three-month trip across the North of England.

source: thetelegraphandargus.co.uk - Read more...

Polish Cinemas Can Re-Open This Week, But Major Chains Are Going To Wait
01-Jun-2020

Despite the Polish government giving exhibitors the green light to resume operations this week, the country’s major exhibitors say they are planning to take a slow and steady approach to re-opening.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

Thousands of Chinese Cinemas Could Close Permanently, Industry Report Indicates
01-Jun-2020

More than 40% of surveyed Chinese cinemas say they are “very likely to close” in the near future due to the impact of coronavirus-related closures, a new study from local film industry associations reveal.

source: variety.com - Read more...

An amazing new drive-in cinema is coming to Knebworth House this July
01-Jun-2020

A brand new drive-in cinema is coming to Hertfordshire this July. Since the Covid-19 lockdown, film fanatics have been missing the cinemas but one of the UK's leading open-air cinema is launching a new venue at Knebworth House.

source: hertfordshiremercury.co.uk - Read more...

Greece’s Outdoor Cinemas Open Offering Post-covid-19 Relief
01-Jun-2020

Open-air cinemas across Greece are opening their doors to the public starting June 1 running on a 70 percent capacity with open bars and no breaks.

source: news.gtp.gr - Read more...

Coronavirus: Independent cinemas unlikely to open before September
31-May-2020

Independent cinemas have - like other entertainment venues across the UK - been closed since March because of the coronavirus lockdown. But while some owners are keen to welcome audiences as soon as possible, many have concerns about reopening too soon, for both financial and atmospheric reasons.

source: bbc.co.uk - Read more...

How drive-in raves and cinemas will work in the UK
30-May-2020

Social distancing has put a stop to some things we love like gigs and trips to the cinema, but some companies are looking at how to be creative - by setting up drive-in events to make the most of the summer weather.

source: bbc.co.uk - Read more...

Cineworld planning to reopen all cinemas from July
28-May-2020

CINEWORLD is preparing to reopen all of its UK cinema branches in July, it said in a statement today.

source: thesun.co.uk - Read more...

Coronavirus: Smaller cinemas restart movies for post Covid-19 viewing
28-May-2020

Independent theatres are stepping up to accommodate movie-goers looking for a bit of big-screen escapism from the Covid-19 pandemic.

source: stuff.co.nz - Read more...

Movie Theaters Struggle to Draw Crowds as Coronavirus Stay-at-Home Orders Ease
27-May-2020

Melanie Parker didn’t know what to expect when she reopened Sweet Onion Cinemas in Vidalia, Ga., shortly after the governor lifted the stay-at-home order. It’s been a few weeks now, and the attendance numbers are pretty dismal.

source: variety.com - Read more...

COVID-19 Cinema Lockdown News

Daisy Duke's drive-in cinema on its way to Bradford
01-Jun-2020

A TOURING drive-in cinema is going to set up in Bradford during a three-month trip across the North of England.

source: thetelegraphandargus.co.uk - Read more...

Thousands of Chinese Cinemas Could Close Permanently, Industry Report Indicates
01-Jun-2020

More than 40% of surveyed Chinese cinemas say they are “very likely to close” in the near future due to the impact of coronavirus-related closures, a new study from local film industry associations reveal.

source: variety.com - Read more...

An amazing new drive-in cinema is coming to Knebworth House this July
01-Jun-2020

A brand new drive-in cinema is coming to Hertfordshire this July. Since the Covid-19 lockdown, film fanatics have been missing the cinemas but one of the UK's leading open-air cinema is launching a new venue at Knebworth House.

source: hertfordshiremercury.co.uk - Read more...

Greece’s Outdoor Cinemas Open Offering Post-covid-19 Relief
01-Jun-2020

Open-air cinemas across Greece are opening their doors to the public starting June 1 running on a 70 percent capacity with open bars and no breaks.

source: news.gtp.gr - Read more...

How drive-in raves and cinemas will work in the UK
30-May-2020

Social distancing has put a stop to some things we love like gigs and trips to the cinema, but some companies are looking at how to be creative - by setting up drive-in events to make the most of the summer weather.

source: bbc.co.uk - Read more...

AMC Entertainment: The Possible Outcomes And Probabilities
25-May-2020

AMC Entertainment (AMC) was poised for a strong recovery in 2020. Following several years of debt-fuelled expansion manifesting in acquisitions of screens and an expensive CAPEX program but then, the COVID-19 crisis hit the company like a meteor.

source: seekingalpha.com/ - Read more...

Pandemic emptied cinemas: will they survive?
25-May-2020

In an attempt to evaluate the long-term effects of Covid-19 on cinema operators, the law firm Sorainen, by the request of the Lithuanian Film Centre, has conducted an economic analysis of the situation.

source: en.delfi.lt - Read more...

70% of Americans would rather watch first-run films at home rather than going to movie theaters as study reveals strong fears about entertainment gatherings
22-May-2020

The majority of Americans would rather watch a new movie at home after the coronavirus outbreak, even if theaters were to reopen to the public.

source: dailymail.co.uk - Read more...

Bollywood Is Shaken By Coronavirus & OTT, But New Normal May Look Much Like The Past
21-May-2020

Indian cinemas are shuttered, production continues to be at a standstill and the country remains in lockdown until at least May 31 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Unsurprisingly, consumption of television and streaming services has surged during this period. But digital may not be an existential threat to the film business.

source: variety.com - Read more...

Popcorn, palm trees and face masks: Cannes rolls out drive-in cinema amid coronavirus threat
21-May-2020

The Riviera resort of Cannes should have been playing host to the world's biggest names in film. Instead, with its annual film festival postponed and the red carpet rolled up, locals made do with a drive-in cinema in a beachfront car park.

source: deccanherald.com - Read more...

Drive-in cinema to be held at the iconic Harland and Wolff site next month
21-May-2020

More than 10,000 people have shown interest in a huge drive-in cinema event set for Belfast’s Titanic Quarter next month.

source: belfastlive.co.uk - Read more...

French cinemas get heated over lockdown drive-in
19-May-2020

French cinema owners are up in arms because a drive-in film festival is beating the country's lockdown while they are forced to stay closed.

source: thejakartapost.com - Read more...

Going To The Movies In A Pandemic: Has Sweden Got It Right?
19-May-2020

More than two months into the coronavirus pandemic in Europe, life in Sweden continues to look more and more like it did before all this happened. As discussed in just about every publication, Sweden has remained more open than most during the past few months.

source: forbes.com - Read more...

Theatre owners on edge over digital releases
15-May-2020

Indian movie theatres are bracing themselves for the worst as more and more filmmakers eye direct-to-digital releases amid the uncertainty and indefinite closure of cinema halls owing to the coronavirus outbreak.

source: ampproject.org - Read more...

Event Cinemas restructuring, expects redundancies
14-May-2020

Event Cinemas is planning to make staff redundant as it copes with the impact of Covid-19 on its business.

source: stuff.co.nz - Read more...

Malaysian cinema 'is covered in mould' after two-month coronavirus lockdown: Discovery follows luxury leather goods found rotting due to country's shutdown
13-May-2020

source: dailymail.co.uk - Read more...

Aberfeldy cinema must find further £25,000 to survive Covid-19 shutdown
13-May-2020

A community-owned cinema in Highland Perthshire needs to find £50,000 through a celebrity backed fundraising campaign if it is to survive the Covid-19 lockdown.

source: thecourier.co.uk - Read more...

Amazon Is Reportedly Trying To Buy AMC And Odeon Cinemas
13-May-2020

There are reports that Amazon is looking at buying AMC in the US, and they own Odeon over here in the UK, which means Amazon would own both cinema chains.

source: small-screen.co.uk - Read more...

With movie theaters closed during stay-at-home orders, some local theaters turn to their marquees to entertain
09-May-2020

The majority of local movie theaters have been closed since March, but that hasn't stopped them from entertaining people with their marquees.

source: edition.cnn.com - Read more...

Love (of Movie-Going) in the Time of the Coronavirus
07-May-2020

This week, I was poring over the most recent results from our 2nd national survey wave, in as many months, about consumer sentiment pertaining to when audiences think they’ll return to the theatrical movie experience, post-Coronavirus.

source: celluloidjunkie.com - Read more...

Messages of support for Aberfeldy's Birks Cinema as cash-flow is crippled by virus
07-May-2020

UK cinema admissions fell to a record low in the first three months of 2020, according to BFI official statistics published today, as cinemas closed nationwide due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

source: screendaily.com - Read more...

Regal Cinema's film club brings community together during lockdown
06-May-2020

THE Regal Cinema in Fordingbridge, which was forced to temporarily close due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is still helping to keep film fans connected online.

source: salisburyjournal.co.uk - Read more...

How China’s Tech Giants Charged Ahead When Coronavirus Shut Down Cinemas
06-May-2020

With at least 760 million of the nation’s residents — a group more than twice the size of the U.S. population — stuck at home amid coronavirus-imposed restrictions, people got creative and let their freak flag fly on the country’s local version of TikTok.

source: variety.com - Read more...

Back to the future: are drive-in theaters the future of safe cinema trips?
05-May-2020

Most of America’s cinemas have gone dark in the coronavirus pandemic, but attendance at the Ocala drive-in in Florida is surging.

source: theguardian.com - Read more...

Cinema In Crisis: Inside The Fight To Reclaim America’s Movie Night
02-May-2020

Americans wondering what dinner and a movie might look like after coronavirus can cast their eyes down south to Texas, where Santikos Entertainment will be firing up the popcorn machines Saturday for the first time since pandemic shutdowns began six weeks ago.

source: forbes.com - Read more...

Coronavirus: India film industry could take two years to recover
01-May-2020

Film industry lost box office revenue of about $130m from March to mid-May as theatres are shut down due to lockdown.

source: aljazeera.com - Read more...

Back to the future: are drive-in theaters the future of safe cinema trips?
29-Apr-2020

Most of America’s cinemas have gone dark in the coronavirus pandemic, but attendance at the Ocala drive-in in Florida is surging.

source: theguardian.com - Read more...

COVID-19 Cinema Re-opening News

Korean Film Council issues subsidy coupons on movie tickets to draw audience to theatres
02-Jun-2020

National film support body — Korean Film Council (KOFIC) — has begun providing discount coupons in an effort to get the public back into cinemas.

source: firstpost.com - Read more...

Polish Cinemas Can Re-Open This Week, But Major Chains Are Going To Wait
01-Jun-2020

Despite the Polish government giving exhibitors the green light to resume operations this week, the country’s major exhibitors say they are planning to take a slow and steady approach to re-opening.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

Coronavirus: Independent cinemas unlikely to open before September
31-May-2020

Independent cinemas have - like other entertainment venues across the UK - been closed since March because of the coronavirus lockdown. But while some owners are keen to welcome audiences as soon as possible, many have concerns about reopening too soon, for both financial and atmospheric reasons.

source: bbc.co.uk - Read more...

Cineworld planning to reopen all cinemas from July
28-May-2020

CINEWORLD is preparing to reopen all of its UK cinema branches in July, it said in a statement today.

source: thesun.co.uk - Read more...

Coronavirus: Smaller cinemas restart movies for post Covid-19 viewing
28-May-2020

Independent theatres are stepping up to accommodate movie-goers looking for a bit of big-screen escapism from the Covid-19 pandemic.

source: stuff.co.nz - Read more...

Movie Theaters Struggle to Draw Crowds as Coronavirus Stay-at-Home Orders Ease
27-May-2020

Melanie Parker didn’t know what to expect when she reopened Sweet Onion Cinemas in Vidalia, Ga., shortly after the governor lifted the stay-at-home order. It’s been a few weeks now, and the attendance numbers are pretty dismal.

source: variety.com - Read more...

Hoyts Australia preparing to reopen ‘within weeks’ with strict new coronavirus measures
26-May-2020

Hoyts Australia has broken the news that it is planning to reopen cinemas soon, possibly within weeks.

source: thewest.com.au - Read more...

Will India’s movie theatres pass the Covid-19 litmus test?
26-May-2020

The “movie theatre experience”—complete with surround sound, visual effects, flavoured popcorns and colas, and even recliners in some cases—has thrived in India despite the touch competition from OTT segment in recent years. But this time, the fight is harder as cinema owners need to deal with consumers’ psyche, which is hard to change, experts said.

source: qz.com - Read more...

U.K. Independent Cinemas See September as Most Likely Reopening Date
26-May-2020

A survey of the sector by U.K. organization the Independent Cinema Office (ICO), found that independent cinemas felt pressure from the commercial exhibition sector and the wider film industry to open before then, when it is not financially viable or even safe for them to do so.

source: variety.com - Read more...

Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback thanks to coronavirus
23-May-2020

Getting out of the house to enjoy dinner and a movie has been no simple task since coronavirus spread throughout the US, but some business owners have found an innovative solution to the problem -- drive in theaters.

source: edition.cnn.com - Read more...

Cinema reopening dates around the world: latest updates
21-May-2020

Countries across the world are outlining plans to reopen cinemas as they attempt to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the latest updates for each territory as they come through, with details on dates, distancing, and distribution where relevant.

source: screendaily.com - Read more...

Australia & NZ Cinemas Update: Some Indie Venues Re-Open But Chains Will Wait For More Movies
21-May-2020

Here’s the latest update on the prospects for cinemas re-opening in Australia and New Zealand, which according to 2019 stats is the world’s ninth biggest box office market.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

Japan's Reopened Cinemas to Screen Classics 'Ben-Hur,' 'Wizard of Oz,' 'Blade Runner'
20-May-2020

Cinemas in Japan, the world's third-largest box office, suffered their worst month in decades in April, when earnings fell 96 percent. Now, they're starting to reboot — by bringing Hollywood classics like 'E.T.,' 'East of Eden,' and 'Bonnie and Clyde' back to the big screen.

source: hollywoodreporter.com - Read more...

Coronavirus Impact: As movie theatres look to open shop, all hopes pinned on big-budget films
20-May-2020

As mid-sized Bollywood movies made it’s way onto OTT platforms last week, as opposed to a theatrical release on the back of a prolong lockdown across the country, multiplex operators are now preparing to start operations soon

source: financialexpress.com - Read more...

International Box Office: A Look At Weekend Numbers As Some Markets, Hesitantly, Go Back To The Movies
19-May-2020

Though it’s very slow going out there, some offshore markets are edging back into operations and the past weekend saw business in some of the majors, while some smaller hubs are finding patrons eager and others are just inching back to what’s available.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

When will cinemas reopen in the UK? Vue, Odeon and Cineworld plans explained
18-May-2020

UK cinemas have been closed since mid-March due to the current global situation, but the first steps are being taken for them to reopen.

source: digitalspy.com - Read more...

Independent cinema making the most of schedule shake-up as major chains stay shut
18-May-2020

Manawatū's independent cinema operator is swiftly adapting to alert level 2 conditions while its heavyweight competition waits out the storm.

source: stuff.co.nz - Read more...

Around 200 Movie Theaters To Open In US Post Lockdown
17-May-2020

Some reports state that “about 200 theatres” around the U.S. might open up for business among which most of them are the drive-in theatres.

source: animatedtimes.com - Read more...

AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas Restrict Capability by 50 % Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
16-May-2020

AMC Theatres is now the primary main movie show chain in the USA to step as much as announce a brand new coverage associated to the coronavirus outbreak. As introduced on Friday, the chain will scale back capability of their auditoriums by a minimum of 50% as of this Saturday, March 14, and persevering with by means of April 30 of this 12 months.

source: newslagoon.com - Read more...

UK Cinemas Odeon & Showcase Latest Chains Aiming For July Re-Opening
15-May-2020

UK exhibitor Odeon Cinemas, which is owned by the Wanda-controlled AMC Theatres, has become the latest chain to confirm it is aiming to re-open its venues in “early July’, depending on evolving government regulations and available movies.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

Majority Of Moviegoers Will Return To Cinemas If COVID-19 Safety Guidelines Are In Place, EDO Survey Finds
15-May-2020

Good news for big circuits AMC, Regal and Cinemark and other movie theaters hoping to return to business in late June or early July. According to an updated EDO moviegoer study titled “Movie Theaters and Social Distancing,” 75% of respondents said they were more likely to return to cinemas upon their reopening when Tenet, Mulan and Russell Crowe’s Unhinged hit — if movie theaters implement certain safety measures.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

Leicester's Showcase cinema announces reopening plans with easing of coronavirus lockdown
15-May-2020

The Showcase Cinema de Lux in Leicester could reopen on July 4, with limited capacity in the auditoriums. Like other cinemas and theatres, the venue had been shut since March and over recent months several major films have had their release date pushed back because of the coronavirus outbreak.

source: leicestermercury.co.uk - Read more...

UK Cinemas Odeon & Showcase Latest Chains Aiming For July Re-Opening – Update
15-May-2020

UK exhibitor Odeon Cinemas, which is owned by the Wanda-controlled AMC Theatres, has become the latest chain to confirm it is aiming to re-open its venues in “early July’, depending on evolving government regulations and available movies.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

First look at Dubai's new rooftop experience: drive-in cinema at Mall of the Emirates
14-May-2020

Taking a page out of the 1980s, Dubai will soon be launching a drive-through cinema. It will be on the roof of the Mall of the Emirates, and has been developed in response to Covid-19.

source: esquireme.com - Read more...

Coronavirus: Dominion Cinema plans for July reopening
13-May-2020

The owner of one of the oldest cinemas in Scotland says he hopes to be able to reopen its doors in mid-July.

source: bbc.co.uk - Read more...

Vue sets out cinema reopening plan with physical distancing
13-May-2020

Vue has laid out a plan to reopen cinemas using physical distancing measures, as soon as the government gives the green light.

source: bbc.co.uk - Read more...

Norway’s Top Exhibitor On How They Successfully Re-Opened Cinemas Following COVID-19 Closures
13-May-2020

This weekend saw Norway become one of the first European countries to allow cinemas to re-open after it began to lift its coronavirus lockdown. Eager eyes were trailed on the Scandi nation, with exhibitors keen to find out if audiences would return, or if virus safety measures would prove off-putting.

source: deadline.com - Read more...

Every firm should be judged on individual basis, says cinema owner
13-May-2020

The owner of the Movie House cinema chain believes that if the public is not given controlled areas to spend time with their family or friends as the lockdown is lifted then 'we will lose control'.

source: belfasttelegraph.co.uk - Read more...

Immersive cinema: Could new technologies fuel a post-Coronavirus renaissance?
11-May-2020

While side-wall projection and immersive audio are bringing fresh dimensions to the cinema experience, 3D looks like it might have peaked (again). With movie theatres currently closed around the world, David Davies considers the emerging technologies that could help encourage cinemagoers to return post-lockdown.

source: ibc.org - Read more...

UK Government Sets Tentative Cinema Re-Openings For July 4
11-May-2020

The UK government has published its COVID-19 recovery strategy, with cinemas given a provisional green light to re-open 'no earlier than July 4.'

source: deadline.com - Read more...

Reopening Texas: Movie theater steps into spotlight, among the first to reopen in Houston area
08-May-2020

The lights, camera and popcorn machines are back in action at the Star Cinema Grill at Baybrook Mall,USA.

source: click2houston.com - Read more...

Messages of support for Aberfeldy's Birks Cinema as cash-flow is crippled by virus
08-May-2020

The actors Alan Cumming and Dougray Scott, and the Scots Makar Jackie Kay have given their support to a fundraising appeal to help The Birks Cinema in Aberfeldy re-open.

source: dailyrecord.co.uk - Read more...

Cinemas yet to decide if they'll re-open during COVID-19 alert level 2
07-May-2020

As New Zealand waits to hear the Government's announcement on when the country moves to COVID-19 alert level 2, whether or not cinemas will be able to reopen remains unclear.

source: newshub.co.nz - Read more...

Exhibitors Facing Challenges as Some German States Reopen Cinemas
07-May-2020

Cinemas in a number of German states are set to reopen in May after being shuttered since mid-March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but the decision has led to complications for theater owners.

source: variety.com - Read more...

‘Cinema Reopening Kit’ Announced by Vista Cinema; Innovative Technology Supports Cinemas as They Reopen
07-May-2020

Vista Cinema, the world leader in cinema management software solutions, today announced its ‘Cinema Reopening Kit’, with the aim of supporting cinemas as their doors begin to reopen. The kit includes a series of products, features and suggestions that exhibitors can utilize as they adapt their cinemas and resume business. There is a strong emphasis on a self-serve, contactless experience, to keep both moviegoers and staff safe and comfortable, providing a blueprint into what the future of moviegoing could look like.

source: celluloidjunkie.com - Read more...

What economic recovery looks like from the view of a business owner
07-May-2020

Two companies — a restaurant and a movie theater chain — shuttered by the pandemic are weighing more than just the financial benefits, but also the social costs, of their plans to reopen.

source: deseret.com - Read more...

How Nordic cinemas have been navigating the Covid-19 crisis
06-May-2020

With Sweden’s anti-lockdown approach and other Nordic territories set to re-open venues earlier than other parts of the world, the international film industry can look to the Nordics for examples of how to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic.

source: screendaily.com - Read more...

UK Cinemas Start Moves To Open In Mid-June
06-May-2020

Movie theaters in the United Kingdom are making plans to open as soon as mid-June. As the worldwide coronavirus pandemic continues, many are beginning to realize things will be altered in the aftermath.

source: screenrant.com - Read more...

Coronavirus cases increase in Texas following reopening of cinemas
05-May-2020

The number of coronavirus cases in Texas increased over the weekend, following an initial loosening of restrictions by Governor Greg Abbott last Friday (May 1) allowing cinemas and select businesses to reopen.

source: nme.com - Read more...

Hong Kong Cinemas Allowed To Reopen as Coronavirus Recedes
05-May-2020

Cinemas in Hong Kong will be allowed to reopen from Friday as part of a phased relaxation of social distancing measures in the city. The move was announced on Tuesday afternoon by the city’s Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, after a meeting of the Executive Council.

source: variety.com - Read more...

Social distance cinema: drive-in theatres boom – in pictures
05-May-2020

With the widespread closures of cinemas as part of measures to stem the spread of Covid-19, drive-in movie theatres around the world, where social distancing is guaranteed, have been enjoying new-found popularity

source: heguardian.com - Read more...

How Movie Theaters Are Redefining Sanitation Standards Post-Covid-19
04-May-2020

With some cinemas in the state of Texas returning to business, movie theaters around the world find themselves in the process of reviewing their cleaning and sanitation standards to once again welcome staff and patrons.

source: boxofficepro.com - Read more...

Going Back to Cinema Halls: Reigniting Love for Movies in a Post Corona World
04-May-2020

When the Lumiere Brothers screened the first moving images in 1896, viewings were meant to be for a large public gathering under one roof. The understanding was that it could promote the community experience, and shared living could give a new form of commercially viable entertainment.

source: news18.com - Read more...

Texas Movie Theaters Require Health Checks At The Door As Reopening Begins
03-May-2020

The movie theaters in Texas attempting to reopen in the coming days will require rigorous health checks, as well as other safety measures.

source: screenrant.com - Read more...

Was That a Cough? Going Back to the Movies in Texas
02-May-2020

A few movie theaters in Texas opened on Saturday, early experiments in back-to-normal living after a long coronavirus lockdown.

source: nytimes.com - Read more...

Cinemas to reopen in Ireland on August 10th
02-May-2020

Cinemas will not reopen in Ireland until August 10th, according to new guidelines set out by the government last night.

source: entertainment.ie - Read more...

Coronavirus: Vilnius turns its airport into a drive-in cinema
30-Apr-2020

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has put a fresh twist on the trend of drive-in cinemas - hosting one at the city's airport! With nearly all flights scrapped due to COVID-19, the airport teamed up with the Vilnius International Film Festival. The first movie was the Oscar-winning South Korean drama Parasite on Wednesday (April 29).

source: euronews.com - Read more...

Drive In Cinema - The New Normal!

Daisy Duke's drive-in cinema on its way to Bradford
01-Jun-2020

A TOURING drive-in cinema is going to set up in Bradford during a three-month trip across the North of England.

source: thetelegraphandargus.co.uk - Read more...

An amazing new drive-in cinema is coming to Knebworth House this July
01-Jun-2020

A brand new drive-in cinema is coming to Hertfordshire this July. Since the Covid-19 lockdown, film fanatics have been missing the cinemas but one of the UK's leading open-air cinema is launching a new venue at Knebworth House.

source: hertfordshiremercury.co.uk - Read more...

Greece’s Outdoor Cinemas Open Offering Post-covid-19 Relief
01-Jun-2020

Open-air cinemas across Greece are opening their doors to the public starting June 1 running on a 70 percent capacity with open bars and no breaks.

source: news.gtp.gr - Read more...

How drive-in raves and cinemas will work in the UK
30-May-2020

Social distancing has put a stop to some things we love like gigs and trips to the cinema, but some companies are looking at how to be creative - by setting up drive-in events to make the most of the summer weather.

source: bbc.co.uk - Read more...

Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback thanks to coronavirus
23-May-2020

Getting out of the house to enjoy dinner and a movie has been no simple task since coronavirus spread throughout the US, but some business owners have found an innovative solution to the problem -- drive in theaters.

source: edition.cnn.com - Read more...

Popcorn, palm trees and face masks: Cannes rolls out drive-in cinema amid coronavirus threat
21-May-2020

The Riviera resort of Cannes should have been playing host to the world's biggest names in film. Instead, with its annual film festival postponed and the red carpet rolled up, locals made do with a drive-in cinema in a beachfront car park.

source: deccanherald.com - Read more...

Drive-in cinema to be held at the iconic Harland and Wolff site next month
21-May-2020

More than 10,000 people have shown interest in a huge drive-in cinema event set for Belfast’s Titanic Quarter next month.

source: belfastlive.co.uk - Read more...

French cinemas get heated over lockdown drive-in
19-May-2020

French cinema owners are up in arms because a drive-in film festival is beating the country's lockdown while they are forced to stay closed.

source: thejakartapost.com - Read more...

Around 200 Movie Theaters To Open In US Post Lockdown
17-May-2020

Some reports state that “about 200 theatres” around the U.S. might open up for business among which most of them are the drive-in theatres.

source: animatedtimes.com - Read more...

First look at Dubai's new rooftop experience: drive-in cinema at Mall of the Emirates
14-May-2020

Taking a page out of the 1980s, Dubai will soon be launching a drive-through cinema. It will be on the roof of the Mall of the Emirates, and has been developed in response to Covid-19.

source: esquireme.com - Read more...

Back to the future: are drive-in theaters the future of safe cinema trips?
05-May-2020

Most of America’s cinemas have gone dark in the coronavirus pandemic, but attendance at the Ocala drive-in in Florida is surging.

source: theguardian.com - Read more...

Social distance cinema: drive-in theatres boom – in pictures
05-May-2020

With the widespread closures of cinemas as part of measures to stem the spread of Covid-19, drive-in movie theatres around the world, where social distancing is guaranteed, have been enjoying new-found popularity

source: heguardian.com - Read more...

Coronavirus: Vilnius turns its airport into a drive-in cinema
30-Apr-2020

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has put a fresh twist on the trend of drive-in cinemas - hosting one at the city's airport! With nearly all flights scrapped due to COVID-19, the airport teamed up with the Vilnius International Film Festival. The first movie was the Oscar-winning South Korean drama Parasite on Wednesday (April 29).

source: euronews.com - Read more...

Back to the future: are drive-in theaters the future of safe cinema trips?
29-Apr-2020

Most of America’s cinemas have gone dark in the coronavirus pandemic, but attendance at the Ocala drive-in in Florida is surging.

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Iran’s First Drive-in Cinema Launched amid COVID-19 Pandemic
29-Apr-2020

For the first time in the Islamic Republic of Iran a movie will be screened for the audience at a drive-in cinema.

source: ifpnews.com - Read more...

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