Iranian Cineastes against Anti-Islam Movie
More than 100 Iranian cineastes signed a manifest against anti-Islam movie.
According to the public relations office of 12th Moqavemat international film festival, more than 100 Iranian cineastes and artists including the festival executive committee, selection committee, Jury members, and organizers signed a manifest against American anti-Islam movie which insulted to the supreme face of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
“Unfortunately, during recent years, racist thoughts -which dominated western world-, targeted the divine face of Islam great prophet Mohammad (PBUH) as they couldn’t meet their dirty goals in Islamic world.” They mentioned in their manifest.
Family of Iranian cinema condemned these kinds of activities and asked other countries cineastes especially Americans to avoid racial political visions in making movies.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that the blasphemous movie has been produced by anti-Islam Israeli-American Sam Bacile.
The report added that, Bacile, a real estate developer, has assumed responsibility for the film, which he said was made thanks to Jewish donations totaling USD 5 million.
12th Moqavemat International Film Festival with the cooperation of Islamic Revolution and Holly Defense Committee and Iranian Cinema Organization with the approach of “Moqavemat, Insight, and Glory” will be held in different sections including Iranian Competition section, International competition, and Golden Pen. Also the festival will hold tributes and workshops with cineastes in attendance to introduce the remarkable role of Iranians dealing with enemies and economic sanctions also their international scientific achievements, resistance and Islamic awakening, resistance against terrorism, and international Zionism.
12th Moqavemat International Film Festival will be held 24 -28 September 2012 in Kerman, Iran and 9 other countries.