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Mass Withdrawal of Brazilian Filmmakers From Israeli Government-Sponsored LGBT Film Festival

Filmmakers representing more than half the Brazilian short films have withdrawn their films in response to the call from Palestinian queers to boycott TLVFest over its role in pinkwashing Israel's crimes. A total of 19 filmmakers and producers withdrew from TLVFest this year. Eight Brazilian filmmakers have pulled their films from TLVFest, the Israeli government-partnered… Continue reading Mass Withdrawal of Brazilian Filmmakers From Israeli Government-Sponsored LGBT Film Festival

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130 Queer Filmmakers Pledge Not to Participate in Israeli Government Sponsored LGBT Film Festival

More than 130 LGBTQIA+ filmmakers and film artists from 15 countries have signed a groundbreaking pledge committing not to participate in TLVFest, the Israeli government-sponsored LGBT film festival in Tel Aviv. The signatories affirm that LGBTQIA+ liberation “is intimately connected to the liberation of all oppressed peoples and communities” and commit “not to submit films or otherwise participate in… Continue reading 130 Queer Filmmakers Pledge Not to Participate in Israeli Government Sponsored LGBT Film Festival