Yuval was one of 200 socially distanced movie goers who lounged in paddle boats on the lake in Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv.
The floating cinema provided seating aboard 70 pedal and rowing boats set in the Yarkon Park lake, two meters apart to maintain social distancing, Tel Aviv municipality said.
The move follows the reopening of the city's legendary drive-in theater, and will be held in accordance with the Health Ministry's 'Purple Ribbon' standards.
The screenings are exclusively for DigiTel Resident Card holders. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time via the municipality website:
Lionsgate holds distribution rights to the original Dirty Dancing films, which include the 2004 prequel Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.
The virtual meeting with the Oscar winning actor and director was organized by Ido Aharoni, a graduate of TAU, former Israeli consul in New York and currently a lecturer at New York University.
The newly reopened theaters will have to follow a number of regulations.
Movie lovers who adore the film and think that HBO’s action is political correctness at its worst squared off with those who feel its depiction of slaves is disturbingly racist.
It’s not only art-house films that are awaiting release.
“Normally we’d have a red carpet with lots of press and a big reception with cocktails. We’ll try to keep a bit of the flavor of that.”