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Prime Minister Saad Hariri has intervened in Lebanon's latest censorship controversy, requesting the Interior Ministry ignore General Security's recommendation to ban a Steven Spielberg film, a government source confirmed to The Daily Star Wednesday.A source from General Security told The Daily Star Monday that its censorship bureau had recommended the ban.The movie mogul was blacklisted by the Arab League's boycott office after he donated $1 million to Israel during the country's 2006 War on Lebanon, AFP reported.But many of the director's movies, including the "Transformers" franchise and Cold War drama "Bridge of Spies" have been screened in Lebanon without intervention. Those living in Lebanon are able to access essentially any film by streaming them online or buying pirated versions at local shops.
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