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New Films from David Fincher, Leos Carax, Charlie Kaufman & More Will Likely Skip Fall Festival Circuit

New Films from David Fincher, Leos Carax, Charlie Kaufman & More Will Likely Skip Fall Festival Circuit

The pandemic has not only caused numerous delays and cancellations in terms of theatrical releases and film festivals — it’s also causing some distributors and producers to rethink their strategy when it comes to what films they’ll even bring to festivals this year, in whatever form they end up taking. As of now, the vast majority of spring and summer film festivals have either been canceled, postponed, or switched to digital-only, but when it comes to the fall, as restrictions may ease up, many are exploring what avenues they can take in terms of a mix of in-person and virtual presentations. Some of the most-anticipated films of the year, however, will not be taking part.

Anne Thompson reports that Netflix is planning to skip the fall festivals, including Telluride, Venice, Toronto, New York, BFI London, AFI Fest, and more. With a slate that includes David Fincher’s Mank, Charlie Kaufman

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