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Apple Pulls ‘The Banker’ as AFI Fest Closing Night Film

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Apple Pulls ‘The Banker’ as AFI Fest Closing Night Film

In a last-minute decision, Apple has canceled a planned gala screening of ” The Banker ,” one of the tech company’s flagship original films that was meant to close AFI Fest on Thursday in Hollywood. Netflix has stepped in and will screen Noah Baumbach’s acclaimed “Marriage Story” in its place.

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“We purchased ‘ The Banker ’ earlier this year as we were moved by the film’s entertaining and educational story about social change and financial literacy,” Apple said in a statement. “Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention. We, along with the filmmakers, need some time to look into these matters and determine the best next steps. In light of this, we are no longer premiering ‘The Banker’ at AFI Fest .”

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In a last-minute decision, Apple has canceled a planned gala screening of ” The Banker ,” one of the tech company’s flagship original films that was meant to close AFI Fest on Thursday in Hollywood. Netflix has stepped in and will screen Noah Baumbach’s acclaimed “Marriage Story” in its place.

Prince Julio César

“We purchased ‘ The Banker ’ earlier this year as we were moved by the film’s entertaining and educational story about social change and financial literacy,” Apple said in a statement. “Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention. We, along with the filmmakers, need some time to look into these matters and determine the best next steps. In light of this, we are no longer premiering ‘The Banker’ at AFI Fest .”

More to come.

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