Roman Polanski Says He Will Not Attend César Awards

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Roman Polanski Says He Will Not Attend César Awards

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2/27/2020

Roman Polanski Says He Will Not Attend César Awards

Filmmaker Roman Polanski , whose An Officer And A Spy leads nominations for the César Awards , has said he will not attend the prize ceremony tomorrow night. In a statement to Agence France Presse, P…

which takes place in Paris on Friday. Related Story César Awards Board To Resign Amid Académie Membership Backlash & Controversy Over Roman Polanski Nominations Polanski also told AFP today, “For several days, people have been asking me if I will or won’t be coming to the ceremony. The question is more so: How could I?… Activists are threatening me with a public lynching. Some have called for demonstrations, others are planning to make it a platform… This promises to look more like a symposium than a celebration of cinema designed to reward its greatest talents.” The Oscar winner has for decades lived in France after fleeing the United States on the eve of final sentencing in a statutory rape case. He has continued to make films here, but in the #MeToo era, and amid a more recent allegation (which he has denied), he has become an increasingly controversial figure. An Officer And A Spy had a successful box office run in France, but it also drew protesters to a premiere screening back in November. On Wednesday, posters denouncing Polanski were plastered on the front of the Salle Pleyel, where the Césars will take place, and the Académie’s headquarters. The Académie has recently been under fire from its own membership for a lack of transparency and what they call an “elitist and closed” system in whose operations they have “no voice.” The group’s board said on February 13 that it was to “allow for the complete renewal of the Association’s management.” Yesterday, the parent organization, the Association for the Promotion of Cinema, named producer Margaret Menegoz ( Amour Read more: Deadline Hollywood

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Roman Polanski Will Not Attend Cesar Awards Roman Polanski , whose film 'An Officer and a Spy' leads the nominations at France's Cesar Awards, the French equivalent of the Oscars, will not attend the ceremony. Women's rights advocates have criticized the Cesars for nominating Polanski. Details: Seperate the man from the art! Can´t a creep make a good film? What, are we going to burn books again? Hopefully not. Says a lot when pedophiles and rapists can still work in the movie industry and others are blacklisted simply because of their political views.

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Roman Polanski Will Not Attend Cesar Awards Roman Polanski , whose film 'An Officer and a Spy' leads the nominations at France's Cesar Awards, the French equivalent of the Oscars, will not attend the ceremony. Women's rights advocates have criticized the Cesars for nominating Polanski. Details: Seperate the man from the art! Can´t a creep make a good film? What, are we going to burn books again? Hopefully not. Says a lot when pedophiles and rapists can still work in the movie industry and others are blacklisted simply because of their political views.

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