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Apple pulls AFI Fest closing night film ‘The Banker’ as Netflix steps in with replacement

“Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention.”

Apple has pulled the world premiere of The Banker as Thursday’s closing night film at AFI Fest citing “concerns surrounding the film”, and Netflix has stepped in to screen Marriage Story in its place.

In a statement released on Wednesday Apple said, “We purchased The Banker earlier this year as we were moved by the film’s entertaining and educational story about social change and financial literacy. Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention. We, along with the filmmakers, need some time

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