Posts Tagged ‘filmmakers’

MS Estonia: Filmmakers fined for exploring wreck of 1994 ferry disaster

Two Swedish filmmakers have been found guilty of illegally disturbing the MS Estonia ferry, which sank in 1994 killing 852 people. The men had recorded footage of the wreck for a 2020 documentary entitled “Estonia – the discovery that changes everything”. Director Henrik Evertsson and analyst Linus Andersson were arrested in September 2019 after using […]

Outcry as several Iranian filmmakers arrested by authorities

The international film community reacted with outrage to the arrest of Mohammad Rasoulof, Jafar Panahi and Mostafa Al-Ahmad, as Tehran accelerates its clampdown on dissent. Source

Israel should be expelled from New Zealand festival, say filmmakers

International filmmakers have called on the Doc Edge Festival in New Zealand to expel Israel and drop the festival's partnership with the Embassy of apartheid Israel which commits systematic human rights violations against the Palestinians. "As filmmakers and participants in Doc Edge Film Festival, we are deeply concerned by the festival's continued acceptance of funding […]

“2000 Mules” Filmmakers Subpoenaed in Investigation of Allegations, They Say FBI Has Had All Data for Seven Months

Above image: Subpoena to True the Vote researcher Catherine Englebrecht (PDF of subpoena) Georgia election officials have issued subpoenas to the filmmakers of “2000 Mules,” who have shown what they say is irrefutable evidence of election fraud in 2020, of a magnitude that they say may have changed the outcome of the election. The filmmakers […]

Cologne Visions of Iran spotlights shorts by women filmmakers 

Cologne Visions of Iran spotlights shorts by women filmmakers  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Visions of Iran – Iranian Film Festival Cologne has put the spotlight in its 2021 edition on short movies on women’s stories by female filmmakers. Seven films selected by Iranian filmmaker Ghasideh Golmakani and the director of the festival, Amin Farzanefar, will […]

Shira Haas & Israeli Filmmakers Appear at Virtual Film Festival

“Shtisel” and “Unorthodox” star Shira Haas discussed her latest film, the Ophir-winning (and potentially Oscar-nominated) drama “Asia” at the InFocus: Israeli Cinema film festival, appearing virtually via Zoom at a panel that also featured writer-producer Ron Leshem (“Valley of Tears,” “No Man’s Land,” “Euphoria”) and producer Alon Aranya (“Tehran,” “Your Honor”). Presented by New Filmmakers […]

Brazilian filmmakers join boycott of Israeli government-sponsored LGBT film festival

Editor’s Note: The following press release was issued on November 19, 2020 by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI). Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Seven Brazilian filmmakers have pulled their films from TLVFest, the Israeli government-partnered LGBT […]

Israeli Filmmakers Read ‘Anti-Semitic’ Facebook Comments

“We used Facebook to advertise our Israeli Road Movie. These are some of the comments we received.” Bitchute link

Trump Recycles Bill Clinton’s Immigration Lines

Youtube link It seemed so radical that Donald Trump would even address illegal immigration. Is he pushing the Overton Window or simply saying what President Clinton said in the 90s? Source Article from

New Zealand school sets up unisex toilet for 6-year-old transgender pupil

Schoolmates supported the pupil, according to sources cited by the New Zealand Herald. The school’s board chairman said that they had decided to set up a unisex WC to support and help the pupil “feel safe in the school environment.” Other parents weren’t informed about the move, he said, but added that he thinks their […]

New Study Quantifies U.S. Fascism — Nearly Half of All Retired Congress Members Become Lobbyists

Source: Jay Syrmopoulos As a member of the U.S. Congress, one can expect to earn a substantial income of $174,000 per year – a very comfortable sum to live on. But it doesn’t stop there, now legislators are frequently using their political careers as a stepping-stone to a much larger payday upon […]

Excessively Thin & Photoshopped Models Now Illegal in France

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals December 19, 2015   In France, the National Assembly recently passed a law requiring all models applying for work to provide a medical statement or certificate that proves they are healthy and their body mass index (BMI) is appropriate for their height, age, […]

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