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In theatres everywhere? Cannes and China, the battle for world movie markets

By: François PICARD Follow | Alessandro XENOS

Festival goers at Cannes, pay attention: Donald Trump's move against Huawei could be the first salvo in a new kind of Cold War where one of the main battlegrounds could be the entertainment industry. The saga is unfolding in the middle of the Cannes Film Festival, which for a fortnight every year serves as a launchpad to the global cinema box office. The digital age is already rocking the seventh art, with Cannes holding out against letting films by Netflix compete for the Golden Palm prize.


Produced by Alessandro XENOS, Juliette LAURAIN and Ingri BERGO.

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