A movie theatre in Mong Kok. Photo: Felix Wong
A movie theatre in Mong Kok. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong passes bill to ban films deemed threats to national security, increase penalty for unauthorised screenings

  • Lawmakers pass Film Censorship (Amendment) Bill 2021, which empowers chief secretary to ban previously approved productions considered a risk to national security
  • Penalty for unauthorised screenings increased to three years in prison and HK$1 million fine

A movie theatre in Mong Kok. Photo: Felix Wong
A movie theatre in Mong Kok. Photo: Felix Wong
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