Smartphones and streaming platforms are changing the way we watch films. The lines between cinema, TV, and streaming are growing blurred. Is cinema dead? Or are Netflix and Co. a breath of fresh air for the film industry?
Cigarettes may have been scrapped from billboards, bus stops and most places in between, but they haven't vanished from our screens — Netflix shows in particular. But does public health have a place in the arts?
Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival have a spat about how the streaming platform's content is distributed. But could Cannes be missing out on content that is revolutionizing the industry's approach to diversity?
The US tech giant has unveiled a new video-on-demand platform with a string of much-awaited original shows. Apple no longer wants to just sell devices, but put its original content on them too.
Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain.
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