Monday, November 2, 2015

Palestinian Film 'Degrade' Withdraws from Other Israel Film Festival

"Degrade," one of the closing night films of the Other Israel Film Festival, has pulled out of the festival, which focuses on Israel's minority populations. Presented by the JCC Manhattan as a platform for conversation and dialogue, the Other Israel Film Festival is a non-political festival which uses film to foster social awareness and cultural understanding.  READ MORE: Watch: 9th Annual Other Israel Festival Announces Lineup in Exclusive Trailer The film, by the brothers Tarzan and Arab Abu Nasser, exposes the diversity of life in Gaza through people at a hair salon. It was scheduled to have its New York premiere at the festival after a successful screening at both...

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