TITLE

EGYPTIAN' FILMMAKERS JOIN PROTEST AT TORONTO FESTIVAL

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;9/17/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 38, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the protest of Egyptian film makers at the Toronto Film Festival when an Egyptian movie was withdrawn from the lineup in Amsterdam, New York. It states that movie director Ahmad Abdall withdrew his movie "Heliopolis" from the lineup. It mentions that the film festival is highlighted on the attempt of Israel to improve its image after the assault on the Gaza Strip and film makers protested about it.
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44773460

 

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