Fulks claimed the singer, who turns 35 today, used nine visual elements from his 2014 short film Palinoia
for her video.
Fulks said the producers of Beyonce's "Lemonade" copied parts of his 2014 short film, "Palinoia
." The lawsuit alleged "Lemonade" was produced months after a senior vice president at Columbia had been sent a link to his film.
As a result of this frustration, free trade has become the focus of a new generation of activists, including Jihan ("JeJe") Alfarra, an English literature student who focuses on the topic in her blog called "Palinoia
" -- a merging of "Palestinian" and "paranoia" to express what she perceives to be society's unwarranted fear of her people.
is the compulsion to repeat things till they are perfect.
(n) Compulsive repetition of an act until it is performed perfectly.
The singer was sued by filmmaker Matthew Fulks last month over claims her HBO flick was too similar to his short movie Palinoia
NEW YORK: Representatives for Beyonce and the corporations did not immediately respond to requests for comment after an independent filmmaker filed a federal lawsuit against her alleging that ideas from his 2014 short film were used to create the trailer that accompanied her new visual album "Lemonade." Matthew Fulks alleges in his lawsuit that his 2014 short film, "Palinoia
," had been seen by members of the team working on the "Lemonade" video and that Beyonce's video was created months later and was "visually similar." Fulks, who lives in Louisville, Kentucky, alleges that the pop singer, her management company, Parkwood Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia Recording Corporation, infringed on his copyright.