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The show goes on: Movie theatres reopen in Okanagan, Kamloops tonight

June 15, 2021 - 5:30 PM

Movie theatres across B.C. are finally reopening their doors tonight for the first time since March 2020.

Cineplex at the Aberdeen Mall in Kamloops, Orchard Plaza in Kelowna and at the Galaxy Cinemas in Vernon and Landmark theatres, with the Grand 10 Theatre in Kelowna, the Xtreme Theatre in West Kelowna and the Landmark Theatre in Penticton got the official go ahead today from Premier John Horgan.

They all have enhanced safety and cleaning measures as well as updated procedures to allow for physical distancing both inside and outside auditoriums.

Cineplex theatres in B.C. will reopen with a 50-person capacity per auditorium, based on guidelines provided by public health authorities.

“We recognize the new appreciation our guests have for the theatrical experience and we can’t wait to welcome them back to our theatres, as nothing compares to the big screen and big sound that we’ve been missing for so long,” Cineplex executive director of communications Sarah Van Lange said in a press release.

“We continue to prioritize health and safety measures to ensure that our theatres are a safe, relaxing, and inviting space for movie-lovers to escape with family and friends.”

As part of reopening, Cineplex will be showing highly anticipated new releases including The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Spirit Untamed, A Quiet Place Part II, Cruella, In The Heights and Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, and opening June 16, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.

Landmark has showings of A Quiet Place Part II, In the Heights, Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, Disney’s Cruella, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, Spirit Untamed, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.

For more information on showtimes and tickets visit Cineplex.com or for Landmark’s go here.


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