Protests at Venice Film Festival – level 1

11-09-2023 07:00

People protest at the Venice Film Festival. The protests happen because people are not happy with Woody Allen’s film.

The film’s title is ‘Coup De Chance’. It is in French language. It is Woody Allen’s 50th film. People shout at Allen when he is on the red carpet. Security fights with them. Some people believe that Allen sexually attacks his adopted daughter in the 1990s. Things get worse when the #MeToo movement starts.

Allen says that he understands #MeToo. But some things are a little silly.

Difficult words: shout (to speak very loudly), adopted (not your own but legally yes), silly (stupid).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What is Woody Allen's stance on the #MeToo movement?


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