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Amazon eyes more feature films, football rights

Monday 28 December 2015 | 13:42 CET | News
Amazon wants to produce 16 feature films per year and win an Oscar, CEO Jeff Bezos told Die Welt. The idea is for the films to be released in movie theatres and then go quickly onto Amazon's online service. The first film "Chi-Raq" directed by Spike Lee was recently released. Bezos said he is also mulling acquiring the rights to show football championships such as the English Premier League and Germany's Bundesliga.

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Countries: Germany / World
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