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The Controversial—and Heartbreaking—Film Israel Doesn’t Want You to See

Samuel Maoz’s ‘Foxtrot’ is Israel’s submission for the Best Foreign Film Oscar. It’s also been labeled traitorous by the country’s culture minister.
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