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Alejandro Inarritu opposes Trump’s wall, defends theatres against Netflix at Cannes Film Festival


The Revenant director said cinema is supposed to be a "communal experience", but added that streamers could never completely replace theatres.

Alejandro Innaritu is headlining the Cannes Film Festival jury (Source: AP Images).

Without naming Donald Trump, Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu opposed the US President’s call for building a wall on the US-Mexico border.

Inarritu, who is heading the 2019 Cannes Film Festival jury, said ignorance among the masses makes it easier for governments to “manipulate” them.

“I’m not a politician. As an artist, I can express through my job and with my heart open what I ...


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