Ramallah, Jan. 26 (JMCC) - The Israel Film Fund on Tuesday decided to suspend funding for a film by an Israeli director that reportedly compares the occupation of the West Bank to the Holocaust.
The film Lipstikka was created by Israeli actor and director Jonathan Sagall to portray his mother's experience in the Holocaust. Sagall, who starred in the popular 1978 Israeli film Eskimo Limon,
received funding for the project five years ago and later decided to
transport his mother's tale to Ramallah, where instead of the Nazis,
two girls struggle against the Israeli occupation...
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