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 movie practitioners’ and censors’ opinion of, and experience in, dealing with those issues, and goes on to develop reform proposals for the movie censorship system.
Author Saw Tiong Guan currently teaches at the Faculty of Law at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is also an independent movie director and producer.
Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia Compared
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