German arthouse exhibitors attack cinema levy
Germany's arthouse and repertoire exhibitors have criticised the introduction of increases to the cinema levy in the new Film Funding Law (FFG) which came into effect on 1 January.The new cinema levy envisages an average 2.6% of a cinema's annual gross turnover of tickets flowing to the German Federal Film Board (FFA), 0.3% more than under the previous FFG, with cinemas whose turnover did not exceed Euros 75,000 being exempt from paying any levy. Cinemas with turnover up to ...
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