Beyond that, from July 21, the public must be fully vaccinated or tested less than 48 hours before the session.
Emmanuel Macron’s announcements, Monday evening, imposing the health pass in all cultural places welcoming more than 50 people from Wednesday July 21, reacted the FNCF (National Federation of French Cinemas), which asked for a delay in setting up, in order to stick to the calendar of restaurants, shopping centers etc., for which this rule will begin a few days later, in August.
Without waiting for the government’s response, some operators have announced on their sites and / or social networks that they will not require the health pass at the entrance to their establishment. How to escape the fine provided (which can go up to 45,000 euros and 1 year in prison) in this case? Quite simply by limiting access to their rooms to 50 people, even if they can accommodate more.
Health pass at the cinema: the FNCF feels “punished” and asks for “a deadline for implementation”
“Le Rio cinema has chosen to limit its theater to 50 spectators from Wednesday, July 22. So the sanitary pass will not be required at the entrance.”
“From July 21, the sanitary pass will be payable for all theaters gathering more than 50 people. Cinemas will be able to continue to welcome the public without a sanitary pass on the condition of limiting their capacity to 50 people per theater. This option is retained at the Cinéma de La Bouilloire until the end of the season. Until the last screening in July, you will not need to bring a sanitary pass to get there. The capacity will therefore be limited. to 50 people. This protocol will be reviewed at the start of the September school year. “
“Following the government announcements of Monday, July 12, we are happy to announce that you will not be forced to present a health pass at reception to access the Le Marilyn cinema during screenings. Indeed, the gauge is limited to 50 maximum people: our room can accommodate 80 spectators, we prefer (for obvious and practical reasons) to condemn a few rows – in order to be within the standards – and to continue to welcome you in the current conditions, as we had done from there. ‘opening May 19, carefree. “
The article also takes up the decision of other cinema operators, who will propose a hybrid approach depending on the screenings: “We will develop time slots according to the category of membership. In summary, some sessions will be open to everyone with a limit of 50 people per room and others with 100% of the ticket for spectators only holders of the pass. sanitary “, we read on the page of the Grand Palace des Sables d’Olonne: