Asia-Pacific

Sep 6, 2012

Chinese filmmakers risk it all to defy government censorship

As several Chinese filmmakers have recently found, alleged offences are often unclear and punitive restrictions can be imposed without notice or warning. Dan Edwards reports.

From the outside, the actions of Chinese state security can often read like an absurdist black comedy. For those living under its jurisdiction, however, it can create a Kafkaeque nightmare. As several Chinese filmmakers have recently found, alleged offences are often unclear and punitive restrictions can be imposed without notice or warning.

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  1. Patriot

    Cut ’em some slack, mate. China’s moving on climate change, aren’t they? Aren’t they? Oh, wait…

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