Viva blames AMC for closure
HOUSTON, TX — The Viva Cinema opened seven months ago with the hope of serving the community with a mix of first-run Hollywood features with Spanish subtitles and Latin American films entirely in Spanish. They’ve now closed and argue that it’s the result of AMC blocking them from showing certain films. Their nearby Studio 30 also started offering subtitled films right before Viva’s opening.
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