A moviegoer at Broadway Circuit Cinema at Mong Kok. Hong Kong authorities are moving to tighten their grip over what films can screen in the city. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang A moviegoer at Broadway Circuit Cinema at Mong Kok. Hong Kong authorities are moving to tighten their grip over what films can screen in the city. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
A moviegoer at Broadway Circuit Cinema at Mong Kok. Hong Kong authorities are moving to tighten their grip over what films can screen in the city. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
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Clearer picture needed on film censorship

  • Moves to tighten law have further fuelled fears for city freedoms, and red lines need to be spelt out to ensure artistic expression and creativity continue to be allowed and encouraged

A moviegoer at Broadway Circuit Cinema at Mong Kok. Hong Kong authorities are moving to tighten their grip over what films can screen in the city. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang A moviegoer at Broadway Circuit Cinema at Mong Kok. Hong Kong authorities are moving to tighten their grip over what films can screen in the city. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
A moviegoer at Broadway Circuit Cinema at Mong Kok. Hong Kong authorities are moving to tighten their grip over what films can screen in the city. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
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