Mayor of Manaus sanctions law that increases accessibility for the deaf in the capital of cinemaO objetivo da lei é adequar as salas de cinema de Manaus com legenda descritiva, audiodescrição e Libras.
Law is now. The Mayor of Manaus, Arthur Virgilio Neto (PSDB) sanctioned councilor André Luiz authored law (PTC), which mandates the inclusion of window with interpreter of Brazilian Sign Language (Pounds), the film screenings, the capital of cinema. To her 2.368/18, coming from the Bill 074/2018, It was published in the day 23 November Official Gazette of the City and will now be regulated by the municipal government, that will establish the rules and criteria for its implementation.
According to the author, the purpose of the law is tailor Manaus cinemas to federal legislation that made it mandatory to use descriptive caption resources, audio description and Pounds in theaters across the country.
“I am very glad that our bill is now and will benefit thousands of people. I also thank the Mayor Arthur Neto. My intention is to provide inclusion and the right to leisure for people who will be benefited”, says André Luiz.
The Instruction of the National Cinema Agency (Ancine) It entered into force on 2016, It is based on the federal law 13.146/2015 which deals with accessibility for deaf in theaters.
The deaf represent approximately 23% of the Amazon population, according to data from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), disclosed in 2010.