L’Antisémite, Banned at Cannes. A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry
Excerpt from: L’Antisémite, Banned at Cannes. A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotryDieudonné M’bala M’bala The Cannes film festival is known, among much else, for its many cavalier offenses against good taste. When I attended it last month, I saw an orange Lamborghini with gold-plated rims and Qatari license plates circling languidly around la Croisette, and utterly unspeakable things went on at the invitation-only party at the Russian pavilion. Sacha Baron Cohen’s dictator lustfully fed his camel an espresso. Yet one abomination was officially averted: French-Cameroonian comedian, actor, and political provocateur Dieudonné M’bala M’bala’s new film L’Antisémite was officially banned...
Published By: Liverpool Antifascists - Wednesday, 27 June, 2012