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100 Years of the BBFC

We’ve mentioned this before: The BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) is 100 this year.

Here’s another useful article offering a starting point for further investigations into the regulation of film in the UK.

It is worth asking the question, though: does the work of the BBFC have any point in a context of internet distribution of every kind of extremity you can imagine (or hopefully not imagine…)?

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Posted November 11, 2012