Robert De Niro Eventually Pulls Anti-Vaccination Film Out of Tribeca

March 27, 2016 10:04 AM

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After defending his choice to include anti-vaccination film on Tribeca Film Festival, was forced to cancel his decision. Andrew Wakefield's "Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe" has been officially pulled out of the lineup on Saturday, March 26 after the film got hit by criticism from filmmakers.

De Niro, a co-founder of the film festival, said in a statement, "My intent in screening this film was to provide an opportunity for conversation around an issue that is deeply personal to me and my family. But after reviewing it over the past few days with the Tribeca Film Festival team and others ...

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