Netflix row overshadows premiere of film about Spanish lesbians

Director and screenwriter Isabel Coixet and actresses Greta Fernandez and Natalia de Molina arrives for the screening of the movie "Elisa y Marcela" (Elisa and Marcela) at the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

BERLIN (Reuters) – A row over whether films produced for streaming platform Netflix should be shown at the Berlin Film Festival has overshadowed the premiere of “Elisa & Marcela”, Isabel Coixet’s tale of two Spanish lesbians. Independent arthouse cinema operators in Germany wrote to German Culture Minister Monika Gruetters and Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick on […]

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