GUIDE TO FILM CENSORSHIP

GUIDE TO FILM CENSORSHIP

Censorship of Films: Under Cinematograph Act, 1961 Section 7 1. The Censorship Board is empowered to view films submitted to it as follow; a)  Pass the film universal exhibition b)  Pass the film for exhibition restricted to persons over the apparent age of eighteen years only c) Pass the film for exhibition restricted to adults only and will exclude children under 18 years whether accompanied by an adult or not. d)  Pass the film subject…

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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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