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Indonesia Prepares to Go to the Movies

Movie and COVID-19

Movie theatres across Indonesia are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, 29 July 2020, all following new standard operating procedures (SOP) stipulated as mandatory health protocols by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

To herald the reopening of theatres, the Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Wishnutama Kusubandio paid a “test visit” to a Jakarta “bioskop” at Plaza Senayan on Friday, 10 July 2020, to demonstrate what moviegoers will experience when going to the movies in the “new normal.”

The Minister said the protocols, put in place for the reopening movie theatres, are part of an overall program operating under the banner of “Indonesia Care” – intended to demonstrate to the public the national commitment to hygiene, safety, and security.

When theatres reopen on 29 July 2020, the following health protocols will be in evidence:

As reported by, following his inspection visit, Wishnutama proclaimed all the mandated protocols were in place and operating successfully.

See you at the Movies on 29 July 2020?

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