The Algerian film "Madame Courage", for director's Merzak Allouache, which currently participate in the Haifa Film Festival (Israel), which runs until October 5.
And 'the only film in the region called "Arab" to participate in this festival.
An interest that has aroused great controversy in Algeria, especially as the country does not share diplomatic relations with Israel and forbids this type of participation.
Box film belonging to the Algerian director Merzak Allouache just been summoned by the Ministry of Culture repay 2 billion cents for taking part in a festival in Israel.
Culture Minister Azzedine Mihoubi announced the decision to Ennahar TV channels confident's Merzak Allouache, has been invited to explain his participation in the festival and his visit to Israel that would conflict with the principles and foundations of the Algerian nation.
Mihoubi said his office is awaiting the conclusions of the investigation of this case to take the necessary measures relating to Merzak Allouache