11 Sep '14, 8am

Singapore artists urge overturn of documentary ban: Leading Singaporean artists and activists urged the govern...

Leading Singaporean artists and activists urged the government Thursday to allow the exhibition of a documentary about the city-state's political exiles which has been banned on grounds of national security. They expressed "deep disappointment" at the decision by the Media Development Authority (MDA) to ban the public showing of "To Singapore, With Love" by local film director Tan Pin Pin. "We would like to emphasise that censorship does nothing to promote a vibrant, informed society. We thus urge the MDA to reconsider its decision," said a statement signed by 39 artists and activists. They include director Anthony Chen, a winner of the prestigious Camera d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as theatre directors Ivan Heng, T. Sasitharan and Ong Keng Sen, all winners of the Cultural Medallion, Singapore's top state award for artists. The MDA, Singapore's media re...

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Singapore Bans Documentary on Political Exiles

Singapore Bans Documentary on Political Exiles

voanews.com 11 Sep '14, 9am

Singapore has banned a documentary on political exiles whom have lived abroad for decades, saying the film undermines nati...

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artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Sep '14, 12am

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screendaily.com 11 Sep '14, 4am

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straitstimes.com 10 Sep '14, 7am

SINGAPORE - A documentary film on Singapore political exiles who fled the country has been given a "Not Allowed for All Ra...

‘To Singapore With Love’ Banned in Its Home Country via @Variety

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variety.com 11 Sep '14, 12am

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