ADDED ON: 06/03/2018

Filmmakers Boycott Tel Aviv LGBT Film Festival over Pinkwashing

06/03/2018 | Palestine Chronicle

A total of nine artists and filmmakers have joined the BDS movements call to boycott the Tel Aviv LGBT International Film Festival (TLVFest), running from May 31 to June 9. The move also follows calls from the Pinkwatching Israel, which defines itself as “a global movement against Israeli pinkwashing and for BDS,” for groups to refuse to participate in the festival, in line with the academic and cultural boycott on Israel. The first wave of cancellations was spearheaded by Brazil’s activist Linn da Quebrada, one of the country’s most prominent voices of the working class black LGBT community.

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