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Cannes: Top European Theater Group Demands Theatrical Release for Film Festival Movies
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As the Cannes Film Festival wraps up its final few days, the Netflix issue arose once again when Europe's top theater group released a statement demanding that films playing in festivals all have a theatrical release.
"We believe that leading film festivals around the world should celebrate this social, cultural and economic relevance of cinemas," said the statement from the International Union of Cinemas ("Unic"), representing cinema associations and key operators across 36 European territories.
The statement underlined the importance it attaches to ensuring that films selected for competition at leading film festivals receive a theatrical release and supporting the »
- Rebecca Ford