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Multiplexes in Minsk: Silver Screen Cinemas bring the modern movie chain to Belarus

“We were called crazy!,” recalls CEO Oleg Tronik, reflecting on the 2014 birth of Silver Screen Cinemas. What is now, in 2021, four theaters—with one opened in March 2021, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic—was then just one, but that one passed a pretty significant milestone: Silver Screen’s Galileo theater, in the capital city of Minsk, was the first multiplex in the Eastern European nation of Belarus. Traditionally, cinemas in Belarus have either been privately owned single locations or, more frequently, theaters owned and run by the state. Prior…

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Nightflix drive-in

London Luton Airport to host incredible outdoor drive-in cinema over three weeks

London Luton Airport has teamed up with Nightflix Outdoor Cinema to bring the big screen to the airport this April. The long-stay car park will showcase a variety of popular films over three weeks from Wednesday, April 28 to Friday, May 21 this year. Some of the hit movies include the classics Mamma Mia and Grease, alongside recent family favourites like The Greatest Showman, Frozen II and the latest blockbuster, Scoob! Viewers will be able to watch the films on the outdoor cinema screen from the comfort of their own vehicles.…

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The post-pandemic picture comes into focus for small movie theatres

Independent cinema operators tell Crain’s Private Intelligence that the going’s been tough—but they’re hanging on for the final reel. At the dawn of the coronavirus outbreak, Classic Cinemas closed down its 15 theaters on March 16 last year and, save for an aborted two-week attempt to reopen mid-summer, has been dark ever since. The chain plans to reopen April 15 at 25 percent capacity, and CEO Chris Johnson says that “our first goal is to make zero money—in other words, just stop the losses.” In all corners of the pandemic-ravaged economy,…

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