After dissing Oscar nominees, Israel's culture minister urges filmmakers to 'self-censor'
In response, four professional organizations for Israeli filmmakers − representing producers, directors, screenwriters and documentarians − send Livnat a letter of protest.
First, not a single cabinet member bothered to congratulate the directors of Israel’s two Oscar-nominated documentaries this year. Now, Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat has said she is not the least bit sorry that neither “The Gatekeepers” nor “5 Broken Cameras” brought home the statuette in their category. And in an interview she expressed regret over what she said were “too...
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