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AFP: Serbian festival pulls Chinese film after warning

By Indiewire | Indiewire November 29, 2006 at 10:43AM

The organisers of a Belgrade film festival have been forced to withdraw a Chinese movie about the 1989 Tiananmen square democracy protests after a warning from the country's embassy in Serbia, state-run media reported. The movie, "Summer Palace," was scheduled to open the Author Film Festival on Tuesday night, but the showing was cancelled after the Chinese embassy complained to authorities. AFP reports.
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The organisers of a Belgrade film festival have been forced to withdraw a Chinese movie about the 1989 Tiananmen square democracy protests after a warning from the country's embassy in Serbia, state-run media reported. The movie, "Summer Palace," was scheduled to open the Author Film Festival on Tuesday night, but the showing was cancelled after the Chinese embassy complained to authorities. AFP reports.





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