Monday, August 16, 2010

(NEWS) Israel At Center Of Boycott Row Once Again At Melbourne Film Festival

"Filmmakers pull movie at Melbourne International Festival over Israeli government funding for coach plane ticket.

The Melbourne International Film Festival is a marquee event on the cultural calendar of Australia, in what some would call the world's most livable and multicultural city. Once again, it was struck by controversy with independent film makers threatening legal action if their own movie was not revoked from the set-list. The row was sparked by funding for a return economy-class airfare for an Israeli director."

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