International Filmmakers Call out Doc Edge for ‘Art-Washing’ Israel’s Racism, Apartheid

A campaign has been launched to boycott Israeli embassy-partnered Doc Edge film festival. (Photo: via BDS Website)

International filmmakers have called out the Documentary Edge Festival for its “art-washing” of Israeli racism and apartheid against Palestinians.

In a letter signed by a number of filmmakers such as Cole Yeoman, Gabriel Shipton, David Rane, and others, the directors and writers noted that they “don’t endorse the festival’s continued acceptance of funding and official support from the Israeli Embassy.”

“As filmmakers and participants in DocEdge Film Festival, we are deeply concerned by the festival’s…

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