Cannes chiefs on Netflix debate: "Everything will change in the four or five years to come"

Cannes chiefs on Netflix debate:
Director Thierry Frémaux and president Pierre Lescure announced the 2019 Official Selection.

Speaking at the 2019 Official Selection press conference, Cannes director Thierry Frémaux and president Pierre Lescure addressed the ongoing debate about the absence of Netflix titles at the festival, with Lescure saying the festival “did well” in sticking to its rules.

To appear in Competition at Cannes, a film must be available for theatrical distribution in France, disqualifying Netflix titles released directly onto the streaming platform due to the country’s theatrical windows policy. This caused Alfonso Cuarón’s multiple Oscar-winning Roma to miss out on a Cannes spot in
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