McAleer was also banned from entering the theater for the screening, despite having a press pass and a ticket. The film festival released a statement that the theater was simply full, but the video disproves that by showing them stating that they "just don't feel comfortable letting them into the movie."
A group of at least 20 farmers, some who woke at 4:30 a.m. in order to travel to Manhattan for a Tribeca Film Festival screening of Gasland Part II, were barred from seeing the film after questioning celebrity anti-fracking director Yoko Ono, according to filmmaker Phelim McAleer.
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