Feminist Protest Planned At French Roman Polanski Retrospective

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Film director Roman Polanski plans to attend a Paris retrospective on his work tomorrow despite protests being planned.
A French feminist organization, Osez le féminisme, organized a petition against Polanski’s appearance, and now plans a demonstration outside the Cinémathèque Francaise when the event opens on Monday.
The petition claimed Polanski’s appearance would be “indecent” and insulting to all the victims of sexual harassment mobilized by the recent #metoo online…