Results for - Netflix vs Cannes Film Festival
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Competition rules dictate films considered for the esteemed Palme d'Or prize cannot be streamed within three years of competing and this unwavering stance caused Cannes to miss out hosting the Oscar-winning Roma last year - as Netflix took the film elsewhere for its premiere.
Prior to this year's event, festival director Thierry Frémaux declared: "We are not ready to welcome films that are not released in a theatre" and his passion for the preservation of the big screen experience
1. Do you or someone in your family have subscribed to online streaming platforms?
2. Do you think that online streaming companies such as Netflix, Amazon prime etc. should release their cinema in theater, given that the content is not suitable for children below 14 years of age?
3. "I am a true believer that to watch a film is not to see a film, and to see [something] is not to experience something. And cinema was born to be experienced in as communal experience." Do you agree/disagree that online streaming misses out on the communal cinematic experience?