Polish director to sue government over refugee film comments

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Polish director Agnieszka Holland announced on 6 September that she would sue Poland’s justice minister after he likened her newest film about the migration crisis on the border with Belarus to Nazi propaganda. Holland’s film, “The Green Border”, is a fictionalised version of a Syrian family’s journey to cross into Poland from Belarus. It specifically takes aim at the mistreatment migrants have faced at the Polish-Belarusian border, a hot spot for migrants seeking a better way of life in Europe. The film won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival and has garnered positive reviews f…

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