Protesters interrupt Woody Allen's jazz concert in Germany

Woody Allen has long been haunted by allegations that he abused his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow

"Violence against women is not to be ignored, is not tolerable and not excusable, even if the accused is called Woody Allen", the group said.

"The activists' bodies where covered with the words of Allen's assaulted daughter Dylan who can't be silenced neither by the sounds of his clarinets nor by his fame and authority", said Femen, adding, "FEMEN does not want to be a part of such a society, which protects and cheers the perpetrators".

The letter was originally published in The New York Times in 2014.

Farrow alleged that Allen first abused her when she was seven years old, and wrote that the fact that he had gotten "away with what he did to [her] haunted" her as she grew up. Woody Allen is not just the neurotic and charming director, actor and musician, but a father who likes to stick his finger in his daughter.




Members of the global women's group FEMEN ran onstage while Allen was playing clarinet with his New Orleans jazz ensemble at the Elbe Philharmonic on Tuesday night - and the group posted photos and videos of the incident on its Facebook page.

Security guards then yanked the women from the stage and the concert resumed.

A spokesman for the venue contacted by AFP confirmed the disruption but declined to comment further. A police investigation of the allegations failed to lead to charges. Farrow is the adoptive daughter of Allen and Mia Farrow, who was in a relationship with the filmmaker at the time.

In video clips of the incident shared to YouTube, the crowd can be heard booing the women as they pace around the Elbphilharmonie concert hall stage for a few minutes.

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