Friday, June 8, 2012

Egypt: film calling for normal relations with Israel stopped during production

The reason?  Because it promotes normalization between Egypt and Israel.

Another symbol of the new secularism and democracy rampaging across Egypt.

From Israel National News June 5 by Rachel HIrshfeld

Egypt Bans Film 'Promoting' Normalization of Ties with Israel

Egypt has ceased the production of a film for allegedly promoting the normalization of relations with Israel,Al-Ahram reported.

Mohamed Kenawy who wrote the film’s script, denied the accusation and said the film, titled Regheef Aish (Loaf of Bread), promotes peace and cooperation among all people regardless of sex, race and religion.

The story, which revolves around an Egyptian, a ‘Palestinian’ and an Israeli, examines life in the Arab world.

The film had been under production for two months before the production was halted.

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