‘It’s not against Islam’: Oscar-nominated Pakistani film Joyland banned from national broadcast

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Acclaimed at Cannes, the film “Joyland”, featuring a transgender actress, is in the running to represent Pakistan at the Oscars. A nomination called into question after the ban on the theatrical release of the film by the Pakistani government. Lpressure from extremist political representatives. Last May, the Cannes Film Festival hosted a Pakistani film in … Read more

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison: her books banned in the United States?

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The culture war is also being waged in America’s schools. Over the last year, more than 1,600 books were banned from thousands of schools, thanks in part to the efforts of organizations linked to conservative groups. The Arlington Public Library (Virginia) has said enough. “Of course I respect the right of a parent to say … Read more

Banned Books: The Culture War Raging in US Schools.

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Arlington (USA), Sep 26 (EFE).- The cultural war is also being waged in US schools. Over the last year, more than 1,600 books were banned from thousands of schools, thanks in part to the efforts of organizations linked to conservative groups. The Arlington Public Library (Virginia) has said enough. “I certainly respect a parent’s right … Read more

Banned in Iran, Leïla and her brothers arrives in French cinemas

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Censored in his native country, the film by Saeed Roustaee, which paints the portrait of an Iranian society in crisis, arrives in France at the cinema on Wednesday August 24. Presented at the Cannes Film Festival, it won over the critics. In 2021, he had impressed with a punch film on drugs: back in French … Read more

“Leila and her brothers” by Saeed Roustaee: portrait of a breathless society, in a family fresco banned in Iran

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Presented in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in May, the nearly three-hour film, Leila and her brothers, did not convince the jury, of which an Iranian was a member, the two-time Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi. The feature film, on the other hand, seduced the press, who saw in it a potential Palme d’Or. From … Read more

Will Smith’s slap at the Oscars: the actor banned from any Oscar ceremony for ten years

the essential The Academy has accepted Will Smith’s resignation, which he submitted last week, but did not strip him of the Best Actor Oscar he received last month for ‘The Williams Method’. The Academy of Oscars decided on Friday to ban Will Smith from any ceremony or event it will organize for a period of … Read more

Censored: The banned book club in the United States – La Tercera

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As a child, Mildred D. Taylor used to visit her great-grandfather’s home in Mississippi. It was an old house, without running water or electricity, but full of family stories. Those stories echoed in her memory when she wrote her first novel, Roll of thunder, hear my cry, in 1976. It tells the story of a … Read more

United States: Florida rejects 54 math textbooks dealing with “banned subjects”

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PostedApril 18, 2022, 7:19 PM A total of 41% of new math textbooks were rejected. One reason: Some textbooks referred to “critical race theory,” banned in Florida. Image of a rally against Critical Race Theory (CRT) at the Loudoun County Government Center in Leesburg, Virginia on June 12, 2021. The sign reads, “Education not indoctrination. … Read more

Will Smith: Bad Boys 4, Netflix… after his slap at the Oscars, he is banned from Hollywood

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His slap inflicted on Chris Rock at the Oscars ceremony on March 26 is beginning to have very serious consequences for Will Smith. The Hollywood star would indeed be on the verge of losing big projects. An act with terrible consequences. On March 27, at the 94th Academy Awards, Will Smith caused a veritable earthquake … Read more