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Is film censorship necessary?

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, October 23 2011 | 05:00 am
Is film censorship necessary?

PREMIUM A scene from the movie ?. Courtesy of Mahaka PicturesIndonesian filmmakers have always faced the threat of censorship, whether under the Old Order, the New Order or the Reform era.

All films, Indonesian or foreign, go to the Film Censorship Board (LSF) before they are screened in local cinemas. However, in addition to the LSF — the nation’s official film censor — there has been pressu...