Presidency césar awards for Polanski creates controversy on

That director Roman Polanski at the end of February the ceremony of the Césars, the “French Oscars”, chairs, set bad blood in the ‘Osez le féminisme’, an organisation of feminists.

Roman Polanski © Belga Image

The director of classics such as ‘Tess’, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ and ‘Chinatown’ at the end of February the ceremony of the césar awards chair. Not everyone is equally happy. The reason for this is a matter of forty years ago. The director was indicted on the basis of five charges, including rape of a minor. He spent 42 days in prison, was on deposit free and came with the justice a certificate of indebtedness to which violence is still not accepted.

The feminists cried after the announcement of the presidency on to a demonstration during the césar awards evening and for the Parisian hall Pleyel, where the 42nd edition of the césar awards takes place.

According to the vrouwenrechtenactivistes proves the honor which Polanski is proved that in France, still a great social tolerance for rape. And although not Polanski’s cinematic talent has been questioned, “there must be still others who are just as talented as Polanski, why not women,” reads the Osez.

The feminists are trying the case via a petition to thwart. To official side pointed out that both the genius of Polanski as the determination that the pedofiliezaak – the girl was 13 – now four decades old. (Belga/LP)

Académie @Les_Cesar qui a named Polanski chief executive officer pr #Cesar2017 est depuis création à 93,5% % du temps dirigée par des hommes.#BoycottCesar

— Alice Coffin (@alicecoffin) January 18, 2017

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