How Israel Uses Bollywood to Whitewash the Occupation 

Between October 15 and 17th, Bollywood actors are travelling to Israel for the Indo Fest TLV, a “cultural showcase” touted as the biggest event in the history of India-Israel cultural relations. The festival – featuring Anil Kapoor, Amisha Patel and at least eight other stars of Indian cinema – promises to be a cultural extravaganza designed to draw Israel and India closer to one another, with some 30,000 Indians expected to attend a slew of activities in Tel Aviv.But the event has been mired in controversy and confusion even before it began.

Source: How Israel Uses Bollywood to Whitewash the Occupation | Portside

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