20 February 2013 12:31 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Emad Burnat, the Oscar-nominated Palestinian director of "5 Broken Cameras," was held for questioning by immigration officials at Los Angeles International Airport (Lax) on Tuesday. It was an experience he likened to life under Israeli occupation in his native land. "Although this was an unpleasant experience, this is a daily occurrence for Palestinians, every single day, throughout he West Bank," Burnat said in a statement to TheWrap "There are more than 500 Israeli checkpoints, roadblocks, and other barriers to movement across our land, and not a single one of us has been »

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