Russian Government Warns TV Station After It Airs Gay Film ‘Les Chansons D’Amour': VIDEO


A popular television station in Russia has been warned by the government after it aired a gay-themed French film, Radio Free Europe reports:

Russia's Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media announced on September 12 that it had warned the EvroKino television channel for airing the 2007 French musical "Les Chansons d'Amour" (Love Songs). The agency said the film contains "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations."

The film was directed by Christophe Honore and stars Louis Garrel, Ludivine Sagnier, Clotilde Hesme, and Chiara Mastroianni. It was one of 20 films selected for the main competition at the 2007 Cannes International Film Festival and won France's Cesar national film award in 2008.

Watch a clip from the film, AFTER THE JUMP...

(clip via buzzfeed)

Posted September 13, 2013 at 7:46am ETC by Andy Towle
in Film, News, Russia