Targeting Netflix, Cannes Will Ban Streaming-Only Movies From Competition

The Cannes Film Festival is taking a stand against Netflix. Responding to a rumor that the streaming service’s Okja, directed by Bong Joon-Ho, and The Meyerowitz Stories, directed by Noah Baumbach, would be excluded from awards consideration after being included in the Competition lineup, the festival released a statement clarifying and adjusting their positioning going forward. The short version: From now on, if you want to compete at Cannes, your movie had better be released in French...

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