As the Sundance Film Festival expects many in-person returns for their 2022 hybrid event, organizers are taking extra safety precautions with Omicron’s latest titles, one of which is downsizing in theaters, theaters. screening and events sponsored by the festival.
In addition, no concessions will be sold or consumed in movie theaters in order to provide a situation where moviegoers keep their masks on during all screenings.
These new guidelines for Sundance are similar to those TIFF enforced in September – their theaters were operating with reduced seats and popcorn, soda, candy, and more. were not sold. Sundance has not specified a specific percentage on theater and screening room capacities, as that will be in response to the severity of the variant at the time of the event which runs from January 20 to 30. Even if Utah theaters are operating at 100% capacity, if the location is showing any Sundance titles, those theaters will adhere to Covid Festival reduction…