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By Ahmed Habib [Al-Jazeera] 12 September 2009 - Moviegoers who were hoping for world class cinema at this week's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) may find themselves at the centre of a growing controversy steeped in international politics.
An Open Letter to the Toronto International Film Festival [September 2, 2009] --As members of the Canadian and international film, culture and media arts communities, we are deeply disturbed by the Toronto International Film Festival’s decision to host a celebratory spotlight on Tel Aviv.
We protest that TIFF, whether intentionally or not, has become complicit in the Israeli propaganda machine.
An international group of more than 50 prominent filmmakers, writers, artists and academics –including Ken Loach, David Byrne, Naomi Klein, Alice Walker, Jane Fonda,Wallace Shawn and Danny Glover – has signed a letter protesting the TorontoInternational Film Festival’s decision to spotlight the city of Tel Aviv andthe work of 10 Israeli filmmakers.