Staff - Help - Contact Search:
other comparisons




Heat






Caltiki The Immortal Monster






Psycho Circus






Akira




Israel's Culture Minister Asks for Censorship

Filmmakers Shouldn't Criticise the State

Israel's Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat said last week that she's not disappointed that the documentaries The Gatekeepers and 5 Broken Cameras didn't win an Oscar. Too many films would have drawn a bad picture of Israel.

However, this statement did not cause the little outrage that currently infuriates the internet community in Israel. What did was the minister's attitude saying that not the things that are criticised are bad but the coverage of them is. Even though she doesn't want to censor the filmmakers, she wishes that they'd censor themselves and stop reporting about injustices within the country once and for all.

I, who oppose censorship, call on [Israeli filmmakers] to [engage in] self-censorship [...] After all, Israel is a democracy to be proud of, but a democracy that is on the defensive, because lined up against ’5 Broken Cameras’ are thousands of families that have been destroyed by Palestinian terror.” (Source)

 

 

Release: Mar 08, 2013 - Author: Imbor Ed - Translator: Mike Lowrey - Source: Times of Israel

The Latest News

Apr 18, 2017 London Fields – Amber Heard Sues Over Porn Scenes (Johnny Depp’s Ex-Wife Disagrees With HC Elements)

Apr 18, 2017 Dunkirk – Christopher Nolan Comments on PG-13 (War Without Blood? No Anachronism for Nolan)

Apr 16, 2017 The Fate of the Furious - Censored in UK Cinemas (BBFC 12 Rating Could Only be Achieved by Cuts)

Apr 16, 2017 Four Bruce Lee Films 4K Remastered in May (Shout Factory About to Release the 2 missing BDs)

Apr 16, 2017 The Great Silence Restored in 4K (Corbucci Western Probably on Blu-ray soon)

Apr 16, 2017 Double Exposure in the US (Blu-ray release in April by Vinegar Syndrome)

Apr 16, 2017 The Climber on Blu-ray (Arrow Release in May)

Feb 19, 2017 Phenomena - 4K Remastered Release by Arrow Video (3-Disc Set With 3 Different Versions)

Feb 19, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker Gets an Unrated Version (Erotic Drama With Unmasked Edition in the UK)

Feb 19, 2017 Office Christmas Party: Unrated Edition on Blu-ray (Comedy Gets Prolonged for the Home Video Release)

comments powered by Disqus




Terms of Use - Contact - ADMIN