News Brief 2/20/2013, Adar 10, 5773
Director of Anti-Israel Film Detained in LA
The Palestinian Authority resident director of the film Five Broken Cameras was detained for over an hour at an airport in Los Angeles, Haaretz reports. American director Michael Moore reported the incident in a series of tweets sent Wednesday.
“Emad Burnat, Palestinian director of Oscar-nominated "5 Broken Cameras" was held tonight by immigration at LAX as he landed to attend Oscars,” Moore wrote.
In a later tweet, he said, “Emad, his wife & 8-yr old son were placed in a holding area and told they didn't have the proper invitation on them to attend the Oscars.