The Cannes film festival has barred Netflix from featuring in the film festival unless their shows are shown in French cinemas.
The organizers had bowed to protest against French Cinema operators who were against the inclusion of Netflix.
The ban placed on Netflix, whose two films Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories are nominated for awards is a move aimed at limiting the impact of the streaming service.
Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.
Written by Damilola Faustino