A Netflix film depicting Zionist forces murdering a Palestinian family during the 1948 war surrounding Israel’s creation has been condemned by Israeli officials as “creating a false narrative”.
Portrayals of atrocities committed by Jewish forces in the 1948 war, fictional or otherwise, remain a highly sensitive subject in Israel.
Israel’s culture minister, Hili Tropper, said Farha depicts “lies and libels”, and showing it in an Israeli theatre “is a disgrace”.
Lieberman also said he would look at withdrawing state funding from the Arab-Hebrew theatre in the Arab-majority town of Jaffa, which screened the film.
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