Monday, May 20, 2019

Is the Cannes Film Festival justified in its decision to only accept theatrically released films for its Palme d’Or competition starting in 2018 after backlash over its including 2 Netflix films this year?

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Yes, they are upholding the importance of the theatrical experience, which is passionately defended in France.
60% (3 votes)
No, it’s ignoring a marketplace reality. Plus, films should be selected on their merits.
20% (1 vote)
Including 2 Netflix films in the mix this year was progressive; the Cannes decision is a step backwards.
20% (1 vote)
Total votes: 5

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