Seriously though, let's take a step back. This is absurd. I'm in complete agreement with The Playlist writer Oliver Lyttelton, who summed it up thusly:
"Yes, the director was being a prize ass, to the surprise of absolutely no-one. But we’d think that the official reprimand, and subsequent apology would have been the end of the story, without the need to blacklist the director. If Von Trier had stood up and outlined racial supremacist views, that would have been one thing, but he was nowhere near that, and even clarified his views at the time, and to ban Von Trier from the festival only a few days after parading Mel Gibson, a man on record as making genuinely racist and anti-Semitic statements, down the red carpet for the out-of-competition premiere of “The Beaver,” a move designed to generate publicity just as much as Von Trier’s comments were, is an act of staggering hypocrisy." [source]
That's right. Mel Gibson can stay and play, but Von Trier? He's got to go...
Now, let's watch this again, because I'm in love with it: