Jon Stewart: Criticizing Israel Doesn’t Make Me ‘Pro-Terrorist’

August 28, 2014 5:51 PM

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Jon Stewart: Criticizing Israel Doesn’t Make Me ‘Pro-Terrorist’

Jon Stewart‘s directorial debut, Rosewater, will be released in theaters in just a few weeks. And in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Stewart opens up about the process of directing a film, as well as some musings on the state of late night TV and personal criticisms he’s gotten for some of his material.

Rosewater is based on the imprisonment of journalist Maziar Bahari in Iran five years ago. Bahari, in fact, was interrogated about an interview he did in Iran with The Daily Show. Stewart felt moved enough by Bahari’s book to bring his story to the screen. Iran isn’t too happy about it, and a state ...

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