Palestinian rights organizations, filmmakers, other artists and cultural organizations call on Tribeca Enterprises to exclude the Jerusalem Film Festival from the We Are One film festival, and we urge conscientious filmmakers to withdraw if it does not, due to the the festival’s blatant complicity in lsrael’s human rights violations.
Last year, a huge global outpouring convinced Argentina to cancel a planned friendly match in Jerusalem. Now, BDS activists are attempting to halt a match scheduled between the Argentina and Uruguay national football teams to be held in Tel Aviv.
Four more filmmakers have joined a growing number of artists boycotting the Tel Aviv LGBT International Film Festival in response to a Palestinian call. French director Océane Michel explained on Facebook: “I stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and express my total disagreement with Israel’s policy towards Palestine. For this reason, I refuse to take part in the pinkwashing strategy of the Israeli government. I want my movie withdrawn from the festival.”
Today, over 130 Palestinian football clubs and sports associations called on German sportswear giant Adidas to end its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA) over its inclusion of football clubs based in illegal Israeli settlements built on stolen Palestinian land.
Cyclists and supporters of Palestinian human rights took to the streets in 20 cities across the world on Saturday, March 10, 2018 for the #RelocateTheRace International Day of Action. Bike rallies and actions called on Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body of cycling to relocate the start of the famed Giro d’Italia cycling event, set for May 4 in Jerusalem.