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Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. Film Censorship in the Asia-Pacfic Region reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia.

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Fillm Censorship in the Asia-Pacific 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’ and censors’ opinion of, and experience in, dealing with those issues, and goes on to develop reform proposals for the film censorship system.
 

Author Saw Tiong Guan currently teaches at the Faculty of Law at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is also an independent film director and producer.
 

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  1. Film Censorship in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia Compared

    By Saw Tiong Guan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    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...

    Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge