Cancel Outright or Go Digital? How One European Film Festival Made the Call

Organizers behind Germany’s Munich Film Festival, set to take place June 25 to July 4, decided to call off the annual event completely rather than postpone or go digital. The first concern was over the rights situation of films. “Dealing with streaming rights is like being in a jungle,” says Christoph Gröner, artistic director at Munich. “There are no established rules, so you have to go film by film, and if you play 200 films, that’s 200 very complicated processes

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