• Berlin Film Festival Responds To Exhibitor Anger Over Netflix's Presence In Competition

    9 days ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : Berlin Film Festival artistic director Dieter Kosslick has responded to an open letter from exhibitors criticizing the inclusion of a Netflix film in competition.
    Yesterday, 160 independent German exhibitors sent a strong message to the festival and German culture minister Monika Grütters in which they demanded Isabel Coixet's drama Elisa Y Marcela be removed from the competition strand. “The Berlinale stands for the big screen, Netflix the small screen," they...
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