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July 20, 2005
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A British film festival canceled a movie about Palestinian suicide bombers after the recent terror attacks in London. “Because of the recent tragic events and the sensitivities involved, the Cambridge Film Festival has regretfully decided to cancel the screenings of ‘Paradise Now,’ ” the festival stated, according to a Jerusalem Post report. The movie, directed by a Palestinian, details the events of one day leading up to a planned suicide bombing, which is thwarted by an Israeli border patrol. The film was voted Best European Film at the Berlin Film Festival in February.

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