‘Foxtrot’ just swept the Israeli Academy Awards. Here’s why it’s controversial.

A few years ago, Israeli director Samuel Maoz had a scare to end all scares. Maoz’s teenage daughter at the time was prone to waking up late and relying on parental largesse to get to school. So he decided to teach her a gentle lesson one morning and send her on a city bus.

Shortly after she left the house, Maoz heard that a city bus had exploded in a terrorist attack. Many of its passengers were dead.

“It was the same bus she was going to take, the No. 5. I trie…
ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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