By Mark Jennings on Newsroom…

In a scene that could have been from a film, police in Wellington last night removed a beeping black box from a packed cinema.

The box was chained to a seat in the Roxy Theatre by anti-Israel group, Peace Action Wellington to disrupt the screening of Ben-Gurion: Epilogue, a documentary on the former Israeli Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion.

Police ejected three or four of protesters who had got into the premier of the Doc Edge film festival.

The documentary is the latest target of the anti-Israel campaign that persuaded New Zealand singer Lorde to cancel her Tel Aviv concert.

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