About censorship Board

About censorship Board

BACKGROUND The Cinematography Exhibition Board of Control (Preview and Classification Board) is charged with the responsibility to regulate and control the contents in movies produced locally as well as the foreign ones that enters the country, including the accompanying posters and inlays, intended for public screening. The purpose is to promote movies that shapes and improve the cultural heritage as a people, protect and improve the social and moral fibre and growth through the use…

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Classification of Film in Ghana

Classification of Film in Ghana

The classification of movies is done after a three-member panel of the previewing committee have seen the film, and subject to the content may classify it as: “U” rating – Universal viewing which is suitable for all the age categories. “A” rating – contains some level of violence, strong language or nudity and therefore requires parental guidance. “X” rating – strictly adult viewing and not suitable for public or television screening. A movie may be…

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