Police unions boycott Quentin Tarantino

EPA/JUSTIN LANE

US director Quentin Tarantino (R) listens during an event where names of people who have died from police violence were read aloud in Times Square in New York, New York, USA, on 22 October 2015. The event is connected to national events against police brutality.

While Tarantino comes out against racism and brutality, he is accused of being insensitive to the reality of violence


Quentin Tarantino has a standoff with a number of police unions in the US that are calling for a boycott of his films. He has pledged not to be intimidated, but the repercussions of a boycott that would include denial of any service – from traffic arrangements to consulting – could be significant for any production.

Unions want officers to boycott Tarantino's films and future productions, that is, a response to Tarantino’s participation in rallies against police killings of unarmed black civi...


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