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Disney Demands Elementary School Pay for Illegally Screening 'The Lion King'


What do you do when you're an elementary school hosting a "parents' night out" fundraiser, and you have to provide entertainment for the kids? Why, you screen a movie of course! That's why Emerson Elementary School in Berkeley, California decided to show the 2019 "live-action" remake of The Lion King.

But when Disney got wind of what they did, they went after Emerson Elementary. The school received an email from a licensing company explaining that they had to pay $250 for screening the movie without a license. And this email came two months after the actual event. What happened?!