Censorship: MIFF conflict with China throws festival into chaos

22 Jul

MIFF is in an 11th hour scramble to fill in gaps created by China’s withdrawal of 6 titles 3 titles/ 6 sessions from the festival, in protest over the inclusion of 10 conditions of love. The AGE covered this today but most sources cited were unable to comment, however Richard Moore called China’s behaviour, “uncalled for”. I’ll have the full list up some time today, though I am so dizzy I can hardly see what I am writing.

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I reckon this is censorship; who’s miffed? Along with Looking for Eric and Blank City, that brings the total to 8 5 films removed from the festival this year (Though the reasons for Blank City still remain a mystery).

{Miff website}

{Andrew Bolt defends the arts and Richard Moore}

Titles:

Perfect Life,

Petition — The Court of the Complainants,

Cry Me a River (short)

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