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A Century of censorship: 100 years of the BBFC, Arts

A Century of censorship: 100 years of the BBFC

This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of British film-making’s central institutions – the British Board of Film Classification. Over the past century, the British Board of Film Classification has evolved from the quaint, and supposedly morally superior, institution that was tasked with protecting the public from corruptive indecency; into a transparent, accountable and in-touch organisation that mainly classifies movies so that filmmakers may more effectively meet their target audience.

By | Arts, Film | Thursday, 6 December 2012 at 5:39 pm

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