Friday, December 08, 2006

Borat analyzed by TVO's Studio 2

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From TVO, The public broadcaster of the province of Ontario, Canada:

The film "Borat" is the toast of film critics and moviegoers alike, but some argue the brand of shock-comedy unleashed by Borat, played by Sacha Baron Cohen, promotes negative stereotypes. Tonight, a discussion on what happens when comedy, free speech, and cultural sensitivities collide.

Guests: Ralph Benmergui JAZZ FM; Brian D. Johnson Maclean's; Melik Kaylan Wall Street Journal; Manuel Prutschi Canadian Jewish Congress; Buffy Childerhose author of "From Lilith to Lilith Fair."

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