Culture, Identity

"It might be in your own best interests not to attend"

Words from the Edinburgh Film Festival’s organizers to Israeli director Yoav Shamir, whose recent film about last summer’s withdrawl from the Gaza Strip will be showing at the festival.
“Things are quite tough here and we are leaving the choice to him,” organizers added.
Shamir, 35, said he still planned to attend the screening.
“The festival has not thought about banning American film makers because of what is going on Iraq,” he said.
Shit like this makes me want to choke somebody.

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