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Friday, February 15, 2008

Malcolm Guy, Open letter: "Award for tolerance" hides story of discrimination, February 15, 2008.

Montreal filmmaker Malcolm Guy's letter to the Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québecois on 12 February reveals a diversity of opinion within the Jewish-Canadian community not often acknowledged by the Establishment:

I accepted the invitation from the Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québecois to join this year's jury in good faith. But after examining in more detail the political and financial basis of the prize I must refuse to have my name associated with it. Behind this noble sounding "award for tolerance" hides a story of intolerance, division and discrimination.

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