Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against 'rage and anger' of populist politicians

Jury president Alejandro González Iñárritu takes aim at Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies

A familiar trio of topics – Netflix, gender disparity and Donald Trump – were on the agenda as the this year’s Cannes film festival got underway.

At the press conference introducing this year’s festival jury, its president, Birdman and The Revenant director Alejandro González Iñárritu, took aim at Trump and offered suphttps://www.theguardian.com/world/series/the-new-populismport to theatre chains battling the dominance of the streaming service. Another jury member, Happy as Lazzaro director Alice Rohrwacher, criticised the film industry for failing to promote female film-makers.

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Source: theguardian
Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against 'rage and anger' of populist politicians