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Iranian Filmmaker Shunned for Visiting Israel
Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News ^ | 7/17/13 | Alexander Abad-Santos

Posted on 07/17/2013 3:44:33 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

Mohsen Makhmalbaf, one of Iran's most famous directors, has committed one of that nation's gravest sins: he visited Israel. And now, there's a movement in the country to not only voice "deep dismay" with Makhmalbaf's actions but also pretend he doesn't exist by eliminating any trace of his legacy from the country's film museum.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; israel; mohsenmakhmalbaf; waronterror
He's lucky he's still alive.
1 posted on 07/17/2013 3:44:33 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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