Israel's Culture Wars Take Center Stage at Film Awards After Minister Walks Out to Protest Palestinian Poem

Miri Regev accused film industry of elitism, vowing to reform country's film funds; Israeli Arab actors refuse to take stage to receive Best Film award from minister.

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Political and cultural tensions took center stage in Israel's main film awards Thursday, after participants exchanged verbal blows with Israel's Culture Minister Miri Regev in the latest chapter of the...