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                                                                                                By RUTH EGLASH Meg Ryan, buy discount trileptal Dustin Hoffman snub J'lem Festival after ‘Mavi Marmara.’ Hollywood actors Meg Ryan and Dustin Hoffman backed out of attending this year’s annual Jerusalem Film Festival, buy discount trileptal which is set to kick off this coming Thursday, buy discount trileptal following the international outcry over Israel’s attack on a Turkish-led flotilla that attempted to break the Gaza blockade on May 31, buy discount trileptal The Jerusalem Post learned Monday. According to Cinematheque associate director Yigal Molad Hayo, buy discount trileptal while neither gave the political climate as a direct reason for canceling their participation in the festival, buy discount trileptal “it became quite clear that this was the reason, buy discount trileptal” he said. “Meg Ryan was supposed to come here, buy discount trileptal it had all been closed with her people, buy discount trileptal” said Molad Hayo, buy discount trileptal adding “a day after the flotilla incident we got an email saying she was not going to attend, buy discount trileptal and although they claimed it was because she was too busy, buy discount trileptal it was clear to me that it probably had something to do with what had happened.” In addition to Ryan, buy discount trileptal who has starred in such movies as Sleepless in Seattle, buy discount trileptal When Harry Met Sally and, buy discount trileptal more recently, buy discount trileptal Kate and Leopold, buy discount trileptal Molad Hayo said that the Cinematheque had also reached “advanced negotiations” with Jewish actor Dustin Hoffman. “We were very close to reaching an agreement with him, buy discount trileptal then the flotilla happened and correspondence was ended, buy discount trileptal” said Molad Hayo. Ryan and Hoffman are not the only high-profile names to decline participation in this year’s festival. Prince Albert of Monaco, buy discount trileptal son of legendary actress Grace Kelly, buy discount trileptal was also slated to attend. “I’d already made arrangements for a tribute to Grace Kelly to appear in the festival program, buy discount trileptal” said Molad Hayo, buy discount trileptal adding that he believed Prince Albert’s cancellation could have come from pressure in his own country not to make an official visit to Israel at this time. “I think they believed it could have been very negative for him and even dangerous, buy discount trileptal” he said. “Many people from the Gulf States have their bank accounts in Monte Carlo and they might not have approved of him coming to a festival in west Jerusalem.” “Sadly, buy discount trileptal even though we are a well-known event, buy discount trileptal it is obvious that the State of Israel has more influence than we do, buy discount trileptal” continued Molad Hayo, buy discount trileptal adding “many people are swayed by the political situation.” Despite the obvious boycotting by high-profile guests, buy discount trileptal this year’s festival will still bring in some 150 official guests from all over the world, buy discount trileptal including heads of other international festivals, buy discount trileptal actors, buy discount trileptal producers and directors. Buy discount trileptal It will also debut roughly 50 homegrown movies, buy discount trileptal documentaries and short films. “Our guests this year might not be as famous as Dustin Hoffman, buy discount trileptal but there will be some well-known producers and directors, buy discount trileptal” said Molad Hayo. Buy discount trileptal “Many of those attending took it upon themselves to pay their own way. Buy discount trileptal This, buy discount trileptal to me, buy discount trileptal is very impressive and a compliment to the festival.” He added that the festival, buy discount trileptal as in past years, buy discount trileptal will continue to provide an avenue for coexistence between Israeli and Palestinian filmmakers, buy discount trileptal and a delegation from the Cinematheque in Ramallah will attend. “We are well known for encouraging cooperation between Palestinian and Israelis in the area of film, buy discount trileptal” said Molad Hayo. More than 70, buy discount trileptal000 people are expected at the two-week event, buy discount trileptal which will take place at the Cinematheque and at various other locations around the capital. http://www.jpost.com/ArtsAndCulture/Entertainment/Article.aspx?id=180671