What are the new rules whee cinema reopens?
DKI Jakarta Provincial Government has decided to open a shopping center or mall mall on June 15. However, businesses are required to implement the Transitional Large Scale Social Limitation (PSBB) protocol to prevent the transmission of the Covid-19 Virus.This new provision raises questions about the possibility that some entertainment venues within the mall, such as cinemas, will resume operations. The manager of Cinema XXI said the company was still waiting for an official circular from the government regarding the re-operation of the cinema.
Until now Cinema XXI management has still not received an official explanation regarding the planned re-operation of the shopping center.However, if permitted to resume operations, Cinema XXI management has prepared a number of health protocols to be adhered to by visitors to prevent Covid-19 transmission during the new life adaptation.
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New Rules When Watching Cinema
Head of Corporate Communications & Brand Management, Cinema XXI, Dewinta Hutagaol said, the management will implement a body temperature check up to the mandatory use of masks for visitors and cinema workers.”So, when the time comes, besides being ready to welcome back the visitors, we are ready to implement the” New Normal “that has been adapted to existing conditions,” said Dewinta via Dewinta asserted that the operational activities of the cinema during the new normal period were adjusted to the health protocol instructed by the Central and Regional Governments. When allowed to resume operations, a number of ‘New Normal’ protocols will be applied in the Cinema XXI environment.
“Protocol includes, first, both cinema officers and visitors must wear masks. Second, measurements of body temperature for visitors and cinema officers, “he said.Another provision is the application of keeping a distance (physical distancing) of at least 1 meter among the audience that applies throughout the cinema environment including in the studio.In other words, the distance between the audience in the studio will be more tenuous so that the capacity of the number of viewers in each theater will decrease.
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Trying to Restore Public Trust
This policy is expected to restore public confidence that cinema is a safe and comfortable place to appreciate films. Reflecting on the opening of cinemas in a number of countries, old box office films were screened again to provoke the audience’s interest.Unfortunately, Cinema XXI is reluctant to answer details. Dewinta only said, “We continue to establish good communication with production houses regarding broadcast schedules after the cinema can resume operations.” Similarly, related rumors that the cinema resumed operations in July 2020.
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When will the cinema be reopened?
Meanwhile, at present Cinema XXI management is still coordinating with the Central Government namely the Covid-19 Task Force, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy regarding the operational date of return.”We have not carried out operational activities as usual, but we are actively communicating and coordinating with the central government, in this case the Covid-19 Task Force, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy regarding when Cinema XXI can be active again,” he said.
Meanwhile, according to CGV Cinemas Public Relations Manager, Hariman Chalid. He said CGV Cinemas was still waiting for government permission.”For in Jakarta, we are waiting for a circular from the government. I have not been able to confirm because the permit to open the cinema is in the government,” said Hariman.So, for those of you who have longed to watch a movie, be patient, okay? New Provisions in Cinema XXI If They Operate Again in the New Normal Era