Thursday, July 26, 2018
Andrei Nekrasov Film - The Magnitsky Act - Behind the scenes
This is truely a story of our times. If your story fits an agenda it can have miraculous results - the truth is more modest but will it expose Browder in the end.
Nekrasov's film "Magnitsky Act – Behind the Scenes" produced in Norway by Piraya Film, supported by a number of European film funds and the public Franco-German TV network Arte TV and completed in 2016, caused a major controversy.
The film alleges that western politicians and media were misled by [Bill Browder], a U.S. born investor and campaigner, into believing that the Russian tax consultant Sergei Magnitsky had been persecuted and killed for exposing corruption.
Bill Browder’s version of Magnitsky’s life and death has been widely accepted across the world, and became the basis for legislations and sanctions in a number of countries, first of all the U.S.
The premiere of Nekrasov’s film at the European Parliament, scheduled for April 26 2016, was stopped at the last moment.
A TV broadcast in Germany and France and film’s public screenings were cancelled due to Browder’s legal challenges.
According to Browder and some media the film was promoted by a group of Russian patriots which included Natalia Veselnitskaya.
Over Browder's objections, the Newseum in Washington held a screening in June 2016 hosted by American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh.
Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)'s office actively promoted the screening, sending out invitations from the office of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats, which Rohrabacher chairs.
WE SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO SEE THIS FILM
Posted by nickglais on 7/26/2018 06:19:00 AM