Empty rows at a cinema in Causeway Bay in May 2020, as Hong Kong theatres suffered the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules. Photo: Warton Li
Empty rows at a cinema in Causeway Bay in May 2020, as Hong Kong theatres suffered the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules. Photo: Warton Li

Letters | Why Hong Kong’s new film censorship rules are reasonable and won’t hurt creativity

  • Films are a very influential form of expression, more so when they are based on real-life events and can be misconstrued by less-informed audience members
  • Creativity flows like a river. Whenever a dam of censorship has been built, artists have always found a way to express themselves

Empty rows at a cinema in Causeway Bay in May 2020, as Hong Kong theatres suffered the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules. Photo: Warton Li
Empty rows at a cinema in Causeway Bay in May 2020, as Hong Kong theatres suffered the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules. Photo: Warton Li
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