Government released SOP for exhibition films. Due to COVID-19 pandemic across the India not yet open cinema halls. But government after releasing the unlock 5.0 guidelines mention reopen of cinema halls. According to the PIB India update across the India movie theaters reopen on 15th October 2020 but must follow standard operating procedures to exhibits films
Check SOP for exhibition of Films that is occupancy of the auditorium shall not be more than 50%, Adequate physical distancing while seating, Seats not to be occupied shall be marked as such, Provision for hand wash and hand sanitizers. Also installation and use of Arogya Setu App & advised to all.
Also, thermal screening to be carried out. Only asymptomatic individuals shall be allowed. Self monitoring of health and reporting any illness. Staggered show timings shall be followed for different screens. Digital modes of payments to be encouraged
Regular cleaning and disinfection of the box office shall be opened. Audience encouraged to avoid movement during the intermission. Also floor markers shall be used for physical distancing for queue management at box office. Purchase of tickets at box office to be open throughout the day, advance booking to be allowed to avoid crowding.
Spitting shall be strictly prohibited, Respiratory etiquettes to be strictly followed. Only packaged food and beverages shall be allowed, No delivery inside hall. Multiple sale counters for food and beverages.
Public service announcements on wearing masks, physical distancing and hand hygiene to be made before and after screening and during intermission. Temperature setting of all air conditioning should be in the range of 24-30 c