Asian Cinemas and Covid-19: The Show Must Go On?

Sat alongside straws and napkins on a cinema concessions counter in South Korea is a bottle of hand sanitizer. The few remaining customers wear face masks, and have had their temperature taken with a gun-like device on entrance to the…

Russia Is Now Europe’s Largest Cinema Territory

Russia overtook France in 2017 to become Europe’s biggest cinema territory in terms of admissions according to provisional data on cinema attendance published by European cinema trade body UNIC. Around 213.6 million tickets were sold in the Russian Federation, compared…

Korean Cinema Operators Look Abroad for Growth

South Koreas largest cinema operators are looking abroad for growth as the number of overseas cinema admissions overtakes that of Korea this year for the largest operator CJ CGV. Both CGV and Lotte have already a significant presence in several…

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