Staff members conduct disinfection in a cinema in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 20, 2020. Photo: XinhuaStaff members conduct disinfection in a cinema in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 20, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
Staff members conduct disinfection in a cinema in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 20, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

China’s cinemas see promising recovery after reopening, despite threat from online streaming services

  • Box office earnings in China reached about US$15.6 million in a week after cinemas in most areas were allowed to reopen
  • Video streaming platforms have become popular during the pandemic, with some production companies releasing blockbusters online instead of in theatres

Topic |   Streaming video and TV
Staff members conduct disinfection in a cinema in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 20, 2020. Photo: XinhuaStaff members conduct disinfection in a cinema in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 20, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
Staff members conduct disinfection in a cinema in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 20, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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