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National Federation of the Blind condemns Meireilles' Blindness

The US-based National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has condemned Fernando Meirelle's Cannes opener Blindness as 'harmful' to the blind because it portrays blind people as 'monsters'. The interest group plans to stage protests at 79 cinemas across the US where the film is screening. The Canada-Brazil-Japan coproduction opens October 3 through Miramax in the US and Alliance Films in Canada. The allied Canadian Federation of the Blind ...

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