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Open-air cinemas look to revival of past trend amid Covid-19 pandemic

Miffed at being left out of Unlock 4.0, multiplexes say we are ready too

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Movie tickets | movies | theatres

Dhruv Munjal  |  New Delhi 

In early May, The Guardian, on its website, published a photo essay that captured the newfound popularity of drive-in theatres. It had some lovely images: a family of four in Utah huddled together in their car, waiting for the screen to light up; the audience arriving for an open-air movie screening in Tehran for the first time since 1979; and a group enjoying a film while being seated on the edge of an airport runway, with planes taxiing in the backdrop, in Lithuania.

The pictures cut across geographies, an ode to a concept that many felt had failed the test of time. There was, of ...

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First Published: Wed, September 02 2020. 06:09 IST
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