The company distributing the film in Lebanon confirmed to AFP that the film about the Washington Post's pursuit and publishing of the Pentagon Papers would be released in movie theatres in the capital of Beirut and elsewhere on Thursday.
The film was threatened with a ban because of Spielberg's links to Israel, a country with which Lebanon is still officially at war. Over the past three years, at least five films either directed or produced by Spielberg were accepted and approved by the Lebanese censorship board.
The ban comes after Lebanon outlawed the screening of Wonder Woman in May previous year.
Lebanon's Interior Ministry has overturned a directive to ban Steven Spielberg's drama, "The Post", after the country's prime minister intervened to allow the screening of the movie in Lebanese theaters, the head of the movie's distribution group toldAnnahar Wednesday.
"We think this is not the right decision", he said.
Lebanon also banned a movie by French-Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri in 2013, named The Attack, for using the shooting location of Tel Aviv and employing Israeli actors in the main roles.
With less fanfare, the movie "Jungle", starring Daniel Radcliffe, was banned in December because the story of survival in the Bolivian jungle was based on the autobiography of an Israeli citizen, Yossi Ghinsberg.
The security body had on Monday announced it was banning the Hollywood thriller to comply with an Arab League boycott targeting supporters of Israel.
Lebanon's government has encouraged this anti-Jewish and anti-Israel hatred through the years. It seems that anything remotely connected to Israel can get banned in Lebanon. Over 1,000 Lebanese civilians and 43 Israeli civilians died in the fighting.
The two countries are still technically in a state of war. "Lebanon, or certain sectors in Lebanon, have recently realized the dangers of cultural and academic normalization with Israel. after this whole Arab overture to Israel".
Lebanon is widely seen as a relative bastion of free speech in the Middle East. In early January, the courts issued an arrest warrant for a television presenter, Maria Maalouf, after she criticized Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. "Independence Day" and "True Lies" were barred for portraying Arabs in a bad light, and nearly all movies featuring homosexuality are forbidden.
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The White House has strenuously denied claims that Trump chased the porn star around a hotel room while wearing "tighty whities". She said she turned down the invitation but had an idea of what kind of "party" the pair allegedly had in mind.
Equities have been boosted this year by optimism in the US economy and expectations for a strong earnings season. Before shedding all of the day's gains, the Dow briefly reached an all-time high of 26,086.12 on Tuesday.
As reported yesterday here on eWrestlingNews .com, Roman Reigns has been accused of being a client of a now-jailed steroid dealer. The reason given by the WWE was that the policies apply to only full-time employees, and Brock Lesnar worked only part time.
A manhunt ensued, culminating in an ambush by McCall, who opened fire on the deputies in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Deputies were also called to the two-story York home in 2015 when McCall was the victim of an alleged domestic disturbance.
Beyond the numbers, Ford is doing a pretty big reset that could change how the company looks within five years. Ford will invest $11 billion in electric cars, to have 40 hybrids and all-electrics in its range by 2022.
Apart from the latest Snapdragon 845 chip, the Xiaomi Mi 7 is rumoured to be equipped with Artificial Intelligence capabilities. The Chinese tech major Xiaomi has finally confirmed that it will attend the Mobile World Congress or the MWC 2018.
The face-off situation that had arisen in the Doklam region a year ago was resolved following India-China talks. However, India has built up their forces in Sikkim, the province that borders both China and Bhutan.
The ruling to temporarily block the termination of DACA came from a USA district judge in San Francisco, William Alsup. Justice Jasti Chelameswar travels out of the capital further delaying resolution of crisis in the Supreme Court.
GOP sees possible DACA deal
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Cardi B Lands First Movie Deal
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Apple, Google buses attacked outdoors San Francisco
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Wells Fargo customers should check accounts immediately
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