Seven New York lawmakers are asking the Brooklyn Museum not to show a film depicting ants crawling on a crucifix.

In a letter to museum Director Arnold Lehman, the lawmakers object to a film called ”A Fire in My Belly” by the late David Wojnarowicz and call it “Christianity-bashing.”

The film, which briefly shows ants marching across a crucifix, is among 100 pieces in a show “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” that opens Friday. The exhibition explores gender and sexual identity in American art.

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