To week-long closures are allowed to open the first cinema now and again. Here, some of it is new - because there are strict rules for visitors.In some States are allowed to open cinemas after the corona break. However, there are strict rules for visitors. Here is an Overview of what you need, when you plan to visit to the cinema in the future.
To the cinema in spite of the corona-crisis - strict requirements and rules
up to now, you had to make about a movie really a lot of thought. Now, however, the
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Tickets: To cinema , from the friendly assistant at the checkout, the room plan to show and think, where you want to sit: now, That is probably only once in the past. the Instead, the cinemas, ask your customers to buy the cards online . Also in the cinema itself, there will be as few as possible inter-actions. Cinemaxx managing Director Frank Thomsen explains: "At the entrance of a contactless ticket inspection is carried out. On all funds - cinema cashier and catering counters - can be paid with card or * contact * be."
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corona crisis, So seats will be assigned in the cinema
request places: On the edge, in the middle or the last row? Many have favorite places to sit in the cinema with pleasure. However, the prescribed distances to be observed, are now all of the seats in the hall available . Couples and friends are allowed to sit for joint booking* while side by side, however, 1.5 metres distance to the next visitors must be according to current rules, met. This means that a plurality of places to stay next to, in front of and behind a free and not for other guests may be. the seats are permanently assigned to .
Like the cinemas, the rules in bookings exactly, has not yet been clarified anywhere. "Between the Seats, the Two blocks can be booked online, are appropriate seats for the requested distance blocked and will remain free,“" stressed about Thomsen of Cinemaxx. According to Christine Berg from the Executive Board, HDF cinema card systems could be modified so that the System makes a reservation automatically, with the surrounding places. This could allow a slightly more flexible Seating.
The cinemas hope, however, that these distance rules once again change. Because if it remains at 1.5 meters of distance, can be utilized to be> a room according to the associations of HDF Kino and AG Kino maximum to 20 or 25 percent majority of the places is empty : "If two places are occupied, you need to 12 stay free," says mountain. According to the Christian Bräuer of the AG Kino, a Meter would be a distance - like in Austria - an improvement, because then at least each row could be occupied. "Then a chess-Board system would be conceivable in which, although any number of places but the offset, and not directly in a row are occupied."
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Popcorn, Snacks and drinks at the cinema counters as usual
food: is one of the traditions of a cinema visit also the catering for many : The one treat yourself to baked Nachos , the other want to grab a giant bag of Popcorn , while others make a toast with a beer or Prosecco . You may also continue. Because at the Bars and counters of the cinema to give it to buy, such as had drinks and Snacks . However, it will be because of the rules of hygiene, like the super markets* and other stores a bit different than in the past. This means in most cases: With distance, and the mouth, nose, queue protection and order . The staff will often stand behind a Plexiglas . Maybe Nachos and co. will be presented in the future with a small cover.
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going to the toilet: "excuse me, can I pass, please?" So far, over shoved to the other guests in the series, if you wanted to toilet . Now it will be significantly less guests in the same row , if at all. The toilets can continue to be used. However, you have to sit up, then when you Leave the course, usually the mouth-nose protection* .
masks : Speaking of masks: If you have to wear during the movie, the face mask, is not regulated according to the mountain nor in all of the länder, clearly. In the case of Cinemaxx it is said that the mask of duty the already-open cinema at the inlet and outlet to visit in the cinemas, as well as Toilet during the performances applies. "As soon as in the room of the assigned seat was taken, must be taken off the mask." There should be locally, however, a legal mask obligation for the entire visit to the cinema - also during the presentation - it would also of course apply to the Cinemaxx.
Behind the Scenes: cinema operators are now organising different than before . Especially in larger companies, the movies more time start as before, to equalize the influx of guests . It will also be cleaned even more frequently , especially doorknobs and handles . Probably the doors will be to open the S älen for the time of the intake, so not everyone has to touch it. In some cinemas the visitors maybe more than before, by about a A and an output set.
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