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  • British filmmakers call on theater chain to cancel Israeli film fest

    June 9, 2015 | 11:36 am

     A group of British filmmakers and actors called on a British movie theater chain to cancel an Israeli film festival.

    The 39 members of the film industry, including British directors Aki Kaurismäki, Mike Leigh and Ken Loach, made their call to the theaters to refuse to host the...

  • Director who supports Israel boycott to be awarded at Berlin festival

    February 12, 2014 | 1:58 pm

    A film director who backs boycotting Israeli artists is to receive the highest honorary award at the International Film Festival in Berlin.

    Jewish leaders in Germany have reacted with dismay to the decision to award an honorary Golden Bear to Ken Loach, British director of such...