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AP: “Brick Lane” royal gala is scrapped

AP: "Brick Lane" royal gala is scrapped

For only the second time in more than 60 years, the annual tradition known as the Royal Film Performance has been canceled. Organizers said an Oct. 29 gala screening of “Brick Lane,” which was to have been attended by Prince Charles, had been scrapped. The film has attracted protests from some British Bengalis. “Brick Lane” will now have its British premiere at the London Film Festival on Oct. 26. Jill Lawless reports.

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