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Spielberg banned

Films made by veteran Hollywood director Steven Spielberg were banned by 14 Middle East countries after the Jurassic Park filmmaker donated $1 million to Israel during the 2006 war with Lebanon.

hollywood Updated: Dec 20, 2010 01:29 IST

Films made by veteran Hollywood director Steven Spielberg were banned by 14 Middle East countries after the

Jurassic Park

filmmaker donated $1 million to Israel during the 2006 war with Lebanon, according to a leaked US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks.



A leaked dispatch from the US embassy in Damascus, Syria says 14 countries voted to ban the director's films in response to his donation to Israel.