German exhibitors call on court to examine Film Law
Germany's exhibitors' association HDF decided at an extraordinary AGM on Jan 15 to call on the Federal Constitutional Court to examine whether the new Film Funding Law (FFG) is in accordance with the German Constitution.The exhibitors are particularly unhappy about the different ways in which the ticket levy was decided with the cinemas and the broadcasters. "While cinemas are forced by law to pay the film levy, the TV stations can freely negotiate their smaller financial contribution. ...
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