"I intend to investigate the matter via a committee that will be formed, together with professional bodies and representatives of cultural institutions, in order to formulate a decision on this question and others questions," said Regev.
"The Jerusalem Municipality is not a censor," said a source in the municipality. "The municipality supports scores of cultural institutions that show hundreds and thousands of plays, films, and shows every year. They are not required to submit the script for every play or film to the municipality for approval."
Latvian-Israeli director Herz Frank started making the film causing the controversy, "Beyond the Fear", and was taken on by Maria Kravchenko after Frank passed away two years ago. The film includes the story of Amir's relationship with Larisa Trembolver, who married him in 2004.
Ortal Tamam, the niece of a soldier murdered by a Palestinian, spoke at a meeting of artists on Sunday about the play based on the killer's life. "I recently spoke with
Noah Rothman, Yitzhak Rabin's granddaughter, reportedly said of the film: "Anyone who holds democracy dear should be afraid of this. It's a cynical use of freedom of speech."