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Film censorship in Australia

Ina Bertrand

Film censorship in Australia

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia, Australia .
Written in English

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  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- Censorship -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ina Bertrand.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1994.A5 A83
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 227 p. :
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4479163M
      ISBN 100702210579, 0702210560
      LC Control Number79307202


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bertrand, Ina, Film censorship in Australia. Lucia, Australia: University of Queensland Press, © Film censorship in Australia. [Ina Bertrand] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. The book was categorised under Australian censorship legislation as blasphemous, indecent and obscene, and given an R18 classification. To this day the novel is required to be sold in a sealed.

Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues and concerns that arise from the design and Cited by: 3.

Australia has a long history of banning films, but many of those blocked in the past are now easily available to watch Published: 20 Feb About results for Film + Censorship. Western Australia - Censorship Act The Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) The Office of Film and Literature Classification was established in to incorporate the following: the Film Censorship Board; and; the literature censorship function and the censorship policy role from the Attorney-General's Department.

Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems.

This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues and concerns that arise from the design and. A visual timeline of film censorship in the USA. It's an overview of the ongoing battle between movements trying to suppress and control films, films that broke new grounds, and the emerging legal protections for film as expression protected under the First Amendment.

your guide to film, DVD, video, game, television, internet, book, and magazine censorship in Australia. Find out what the Government has. Until the early s, Australia was one of the strictest censors in the English-speaking world, says Nicole.

“We were often compared to Catholic Ireland and apartheid South Africa, both of which had strong religious and ideological reasons behind their censorship, but we banned some books they didn’t ban.”.

Ten Books About Censorship For Kids & Teens 09/18/ am ET Updated The annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment, Banned Book Week is September 24th -- October : Rocco Staino. Banned as ‘hard-core pornography’ by Customs inthis novel was one of the last literary works to remain on the prohibited list.

See more: Customs file on Upsurge, – Book Censorship Board report on Upsurge (pages –17), Newspaper articles relating to Upsurge, – A similar kind of censorship was also laid in India during the State of Emergency period in the s.

With the introduction of television and Internet, many important developments have taken place in the field of censorship around the world. A number of countries like Syria, Australia, Cuba, UAE, Yemen, Pakistan and Burma have censored the. Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems.

This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues and concerns that arise from the design and Cited by: 3. Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems.

This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia.

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Setting the scene This book sets out to review the lm censorship system in Malaysia; identify the key issues and concerns that arise from the design and implementation of the system and analyse their effects on the lm industry; evaluate lm practitioners’ opinions of, and experiences in, dealing with those censorship issues; and, nally, propose a lm censorship system which appears.

Australia. Australia's Australian Classification Board (ACB), formerly known as the Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC), uses the Commonwealth Classification Act as a guide for the majority of the censorship within the country; however, each state and territory is free to make additional legislation (see Censorship in Australia).

Though the s are often cheerfully remembered as the era of baby boomers, it was also a period of change and upheaval in America.

Fear of communism and. In the 's in this wide brown land. We had about the most repressive censorship in the entire Western world, with the possible exception of Northern Island. Every other book was banned, the most mild innocuous little art film from Sweden was being scrapped by the censor.

E Law: Film Censorship In Western Australia: Public, Government And Industry Responses Media Censorship in Australia Decem at PM DOCTOR SLEEP: DIRECTOR'S CUT () was classified MA 15+ for Blu-ra y at mins on 18th December.

The Queensland Film Office, for example, has banned atleast films since Australia's OFLC (Office of Film and Literature Classification, now also responsible for the banning of computer games) can be blamed for much of the censorship, however each state and territory is free to make additional legislation.

See also Censorship In Australia. Read "Censorship in Australia - The Case of Lady Chatterley's Lover" by Sophie Lamell available from Rakuten Kobo. Essay from the year in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, University of Melbourne, c Brand: GRIN Verlag.

Read the Latest Internet Censorship News and Online Censorship updates including Wikileaks and NSA News. For the latest Online Internet Censorship News and Technology updates visit Historical studies of film censorship in Australia have tended to focus attention on the legislative framework governing the implementation of censorship laws and the interplay between federal and state censorship laws (Bertrand, ).

The material here on the emergence and functioning of censorship in Britain is useful, but the book is most valuable for the chapters on the history and (then) contemporary functioning of censorship in other countries, including the United States, India, Canada, Australia, Denmark, France, and Soviet Russia.

Jowett, Garth. However Australia’s secret genocide history (except for the Aboriginal Genocide which is subject to extraordinary denial) is completely ignored by Mainstream Australian politicians, media and academics historians, most notably by the recently published “The Cambridge History of Australia” (Gideon Polya, “Abbott & Australian Aboriginal.

Australia, as other Western countries, suffers from a pervasive censorship-by-silence, whereby what is shameful about the country or its government is simply never mentioned in the mainstream media or in polite society. The Australian government's treatment of Australia's original inhabitants, the Aborigines, is shameful.

More, it is disgraceful. Facts about Censorship 7: Book censorship. The censorship can be conducted by the government or even institution. When a certain book is banned in a country, it will be removed from the libraries and schools. Facts about Censorship 8: the censorship in films.

There are various reasons why a film is censored. Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and : Taylor And Francis.

The film industry adopted the Hays Code as a means of avoiding outright federal censorship. The Hays Code, which regulated the industry from untilbanned what you might expect it to ban—violence, sex, and profanity—but it also prohibited portrayals of interracial or same-sex relationships, as well as any content that was deemed Author: Tom Head.

This is a New Zealand classification of Cat Sick Blues. Title Cat Sick Blues Publication number Medium DVD Current decision Objectionable Associated documents _35_4_pdf (Register Page) Excisions Recommended but not made Registration date Language English Country Australia Related publications.

Film and TV shows to warn viewers if scenes show domestic abuse UK censor changes policy after study suggests violent images could traumatise survivors Published: 5 Mar A collection of classification decisions made by various New Zealand censorship bodies.

This information is publicly available at first New Zealand legislation banning indecent material was enacted inand. China Extends Its Censorship To Australian Books, Written By Australian Authors For Australian Readers Film and Television of the People's Republic of China are vetting books sent by.

The film titled "I Want Your Love," a collaboration between Hollywood star James Franco and director Travis Mathews, has been banned by Australian Classification Board. The Board stated the film was gratuitous in its depiction of gay sex, even though they did not view the film.

Actor James Franco posted a video (below) in protest. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues and concerns that arise from the design and implementation of the system by examining the censorship laws, policies, guidelines and processes.

The book evaluates film practitioners Author: Saw, Tiong Guan. Most startling, however, are five short clips courtesy of Australia’s Commonwealth Film Censorship Board. Discovered in the National Archives of Australia in October by Doctor Who fans Damian Shanahan and Ellen Parry, the clips had been excised by the Film Censorship Board and retained as evidence of the edits.

One of the more exciting inclusions of the Sydney Film Festival this year is a screening of a restored version of the iconic Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Hooper, ) on – of course – Friday 13 in Australia untilthe film met with global controversy on its release while simultaneously attaining a list of impressive accolades: it was included in the Directors.

Film Censorship in the Asia-Pacific Region by Saw Tiong Guan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).Concern that a Hollywood film adaptation of Forever Amber, which was announced before the book was released, and publication of an English edition with minimal excisions to the first edition would stimulate further demand, prompted Customs to forward a copy to the Literature Censorship Board in May for urgent review.

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