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"One reason we have not been allowed to empathize with any Palestinian on the silver screen is due to two Israeli producers, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus. These two filmmakers created an American company called Cannon. And they released in a period of 20 years at least 30 films, which vilify all things Arab, particularly Palestinians. They even came out with a film called “Hell Squad” showing Vegas show girls trouncing Arabs in the middle of the desert. I think the most affective film they have ever done, one of the most popular, and more racist is “The Delta Force.” Here Palestinians hijack a plane and terrorize the passengers, especially the Jewish ones."[1] --Reel Bad Arabs

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The Cannon Group, Inc. was an American group of companies, including Cannon Films, which produced a distinctive line of low- to medium-budget films from 1967 to 1994. The extensive group also owned, amongst others, a large international cinema chain and a video film company that invested heavily in the video market, buying the international video rights to several classic film libraries.

Some of their best known films include Joe (1970), Runaway Train (1985) and Street Smart (1987), all of which were Oscar-nominated.

Its story is told in Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014).

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