19 Sep '14, 10am

S'poreans flock to JB to watch banned movie 'To Singapore, With Love'

SINGAPORE - Some Singaporeans are planning to travel to Johor Baru to watch a little-known documentary film on Singapore's political exiles, with one student organising a chartered bus service for the event. They were spurred into action by the Media Development Authority's (MDA) decision to disallow public screenings of To Singapore, With Love here. The MDA said its contents "undermine national security" and classified it as Not Allowed for All Ratings. That means the film, by local filmmaker Tan Pin Pin, 44, cannot be shown in public or distributed here. Among those whose interest has been piqued by the MDA's action is sales manager Louis Khoo, 30: "I didn't know about the film before MDA made its decision. And now that we're told we can't watch it here, everyone wants to watch it." Ms Tan's film is based on interviews with nine Singaporeans who fled the country and now ...

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