Photograph taken on Jan. 28, 2021 exhibits a closed AMC theater in New York, the US.(Photograph:Xinhua)
Some film theaters in New York reopened for enterprise on Friday in spite of everything cinemas have been shut down within the metropolis on March 17, 2020 along with nightclubs, small theater homes and live performance venues amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo lately allowed film theaters in New York Metropolis to reopen ranging from March 5 at 25 % capability and with not more than 50 individuals in every theater on the similar time.
AMC Leisure Holdings, the biggest movie show chain in New York Metropolis, reopened all of its 13 theaters within the metropolis whereas Regal theaters selected to remain closed.
“Governor Cuomo’s announcement that film theatres can reopen in New York Metropolis within the first week of March is one other vital step in the direction of restoring the well being of the film theatre business and of our firm,” mentioned an earlier assertion by Adam Aron, CEO and president of AMC Leisure.
AMC Leisure requires all of its company to put on a masks and maintain social distance whereas offering masks on the value of 1 greenback per piece.
“As a result of we care about your well being, all company are required to put on a masks always, earlier than, throughout and after the film, except actively having fun with meals or drinks within the auditorium,” mentioned a discover by AMC Leisure on its web site.
It is reported that actor Liam Neeson is scheduled to personally greet moviegoers for his newest motion movie on Friday at AMC Lincoln Sq. in New York Metropolis.
Moreover, Angelika Movie Middle and IFC Middle reopened their theaters in New York Metropolis.