- Category: Culture
- Created on Wednesday, 03 November 2010 11:20
- Written by Mike Ely
by Mike Ely
The New York Times has given a worldwide forum to a false accusation aimed at the remarkable and beloved film-maker Jean-Luc Goddard -- just as he is about to be honored with an Oscar for his life's work.
The charge is that he is an anti-Semite -- and it is made without serious evidence, other than his principled and consistent opposition to Israel and its theft of Palestinian land.
Here is the operative paragraph from the New York Times correspondent Michael Cieply: ) of Kasama's 9 Letters to Our Comrades:
Visual snapshots from a trailer promo for Goddard's early work in the midst of France's upheavals (La Chinoise -- about small groups of young Maoists in Paris):