in Lebanon. The movie got eventually screened as it was planned. The reason for its ban was that the lead actress, Gal Gadot, is of Israeli heritage. The Ministry of Economy and Trade in Lebanon tried to ban many of Gal Gadot’s movies:
Batman V Superman
Fast & Furious (2009)
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
However, none of these movies got banned.
Annabelle 2 banned for religious reasons
This time, the horror movie
might get banned. The Bureau of Censorship in Lebanon, a division of the General Security, asked cleric men to watch the movie to see whether it should get banned or not. Apparently, there are many scenes that offend the Christian faith. Thus, it was decided that Annabelle 2 should not be screened in movie theaters in Lebanon. However, there are several steps that need to be taken in order to ban a movie. A six-ministry-member committee should make decision. Then the ultimate decision is made by the Interior Minister. For now, the movie is put on hold and the General Bureau has not released an official announcement yet. Unlike
, the first screening of
has been rescheduled. It should have been screened on Thursday. Here’s the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11taaQy2KBg
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