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CRITICS GROUP BLASTS IRAN, MPAA RATINGS BOARD

January 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In addition to announcing its selection of outstanding film achievements in 2010, the National Society of Film Critics, whose members include some of the country’s most respected critics, has condemned the prison sentences meted out to Iranian directors Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulaf, who were also banned from making movies for 20 years. “Not only […]

CHINA SAYS RATINGS SYSTEMS DON’T WORK

August 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

China’s State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT) has effectively ended any further discussion of adopting a film ratings system for the country. That would leave the regulator in place as the country’s chief censor, determining which movies can be appropriately viewed by China’s entire population, from children to adults. Daily Variety today (Tuesday) […]