Critical Writing Index

Gay filmmaker pulls out of TIFF in protest: FILM/Greyson criticizes film fest's Tel Aviv spotlight

by Staff

Xtra!, Aug. 28, 2009 reports news on Greyson's protest against TIFF's Tel Aviv Spotlight. The article zooms in on Greyson's comments regarding the subject matter of his withdrawn film Covered that criticizes the Sarajevo International Film Festival in its refusal to speak out against brutal anti-gay violence, and in turn prompts Greyson to speak out against TIFF's Tel Aviv Spotlight.

*Articles on the 'boycotts vs. censorship' debate surrounding John Greyson's withdrawal of Covered from TIFF in protest against its inaugural City-to-City Spotlight on Tel Aviv are catalogued into item_codes from 2009.055 to 2009.067

ITEM 2009.057 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

CoveredJohn Greyson