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Synonyms for censorship

counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy

deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances

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With the pioneering maple syrup porn films Valerie and L'Initiation, Link and Dunning were able to reflect the political and sexual liberation of Quebec amid the changing face of film censorship.
Indeed, many existing comments of the film censorship experts are quite long texts comprising a variety of details and arguments.
Shaari Mohamed Noor, chairman of the Film Censorship Board under the ministry, warned that those convicted of possessing, selling or distributing the banned material face a fine between 5,000 ringgit ($1,316) and 30,000 ringgit or a jail term not exceeding three years.
The decay of film censorship in the '50s and '60s coincided with the decay of the formerly dominant style of criticism.
HOLLYWOOD star Ewan McGregor has launched a blistering attack on film censorship and backed on-screen violence.
Lewis, a professor of English at Oregon State University who also has taught film and cultural studies, provides us with a film censorship timeline that dates back to the early days of the twentieth century.
The National Film Censorship Board in the predominantly Muslim country banned ``The Spy Who Shagged Me'' this week.
THE series exploring film censorship over the decades looks at how the censors finally began losing their grip.
With the imminent arrival of Bride of Chucky (the latest addition to the Child's Play series, erroneously blamed for the Jamie Bulger tragedy) likely to revive tabloid hysteria about film censorship, The Last Days Of The Board (Channel 4) offered a fascinating behind the scenes look at the British Board of Film Certification.
Frank Walsh, professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, spent seven years nd traveled to 21 cities in search of the mass of details fleshing out this history of the relationship between Hollywood and the hierarchy that brings into sharp focus the chimera of film censorship.
Other examples of tribunals found in all of the provinces and territories are workers' compensation and employment standards boards, human rights commissions, labour boards, various marketing boards, liquor licensing agencies, film censorship boards, social welfare review boards, and so on.
Increasing film censorship suggests that the colonial government may not be truly sympathetic to democracy.
It was reported last week that Film Censorship Board had initially approved Viswaroopam for public screening in Malaysia and the movie was shown in local cinemas on Jan 24.
In 1923, when director and writer Tamar Lane made these comments, there was every reason to believe that it was only a matter of time before most, if not all, states would have film censorship boards.
There has been no fatwa or any hint of a new ban, but like all Malaysian movies, horror films are policed by the Film Censorship Board.