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Tamil diaspora accused of funding 'insulting' film

The Director of the Media Centre for National Security in Sri Lanka, Lakshman Hulugalla described a film that recently halted a French festival in Sri Lanka as insulting to the government and its Security forces.

Hulugalla also went on to allege that sections of the Tamil diaspora were responsible for funding the film and corrupting the actors involved in the screening of the film.

According to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence, Defence Secretary Gotobhaya Rajapaska has ordered an investigation into the production of the film and its resultant screening at the French Film festival.

Flying Fish, narrates 3 fictional stories against the backdrop of the war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Sri Lankan army.

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