Online ticket reserving not required to observe films at KIFF from January 112 min read
In a reversal of the choice, organisers of the twenty sixth Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on Saturday introduced that on-line reserving of tickets won’t be required to observe films from January 11-15.
Those possessing delegate, visitor or press playing cards will be capable of watch films on the pageant from January 11 onwards, the KIFF committee stated in a notification.
Earlier, delegate cardholders had been in a position to watch solely films for which that they had booked slots however underneath the brand new rule, they may be capable of watch any movie.
The KIFF organisers had earlier made the web ticketing system necessary to observe films on all eight days of the pageant that started on Friday.
The reversal of the choice comes a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged organisers to spare some thought for people who find themselves not well-versed with on-line reserving know-how and advised if one thing may very well be achieved for many who have already got playing cards required to observe the movies.
“Online reserving for cinemas for the twenty sixth Kolkata International Film Festival by means of BookMyShow might be honoured until tenth January, 2021 and seats might be reserved accordingly (as reserving two days upfront has been specified). Viewers will be capable of avail of their bookings until the tenth.
“From 11th January till the end of the festival, no online ticket booking will be required. Delegate, press and guest cards will be honoured for entry into shows provided COVID norms and physical distancing are adhered to at the entry queue,” the notification stated.