Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Pleasing...House of Saud

"But the film was also furiously opposed by the clerical establishment. The senior cleric who, at that time, headed the Saudi religious police was not amused. Film is "evil," he charged, and must continue to be banned. Within days of his pronouncement, however, he changed his tune, judging that cinema was fine as long as it was used "in matters that please Allah"."