Should Israel give Lars Von Trier the BDS treatment?
At Cannes three years ago, the Danish filmmaker expressed sympathy with Hitler and said Israel was 'a pain in the butt;' but not screening his avante-garde work here would be a mistake.
Should Lars von Trier’s new film “Nymphomaniac,” and the Danish director’s films in general, be screened in Israel? I don’t know if this question has come up yet, but it should be discussed in a country that only recently prohibited the use of the word “Nazi” except in its historical context. (The somewhat ludicrous aspect of that prohibition is a subject for a...
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