Cinemas in Hong Kong have been forced to close under social-distancing rules enacted to control the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Edmond So Cinemas in Hong Kong have been forced to close under social-distancing rules enacted to control the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Edmond So
Cinemas in Hong Kong have been forced to close under social-distancing rules enacted to control the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Edmond So

Bleak outlook for Hong Kong film industry as Covid-19 keeps cinemas shut and fewer movies are made

  • Box office takings fell 72 per cent to HK$537 million last year, as cinemas closed for 116 days
  • Glimmer of hope in producing films for mainland Chinese audiences, say industry veterans

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Cinemas in Hong Kong have been forced to close under social-distancing rules enacted to control the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Edmond So Cinemas in Hong Kong have been forced to close under social-distancing rules enacted to control the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Edmond So
Cinemas in Hong Kong have been forced to close under social-distancing rules enacted to control the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Edmond So
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