A lighter, softer censorship in Vietnam

Interesting insight on how artists and filmmakers view and deal with censorship in Vietnam.

"Vietnam’s first ever licensed nude photography exhibition took place last month in Ho Chi Minh City, a collection of portraits entitled Tao Tac, which translates loosely to 'subtle pieces making a whole when put together.' .....

You know, everyone knows that you can’t have a film industry if things don’t change – there would be no perspective,” he says. “So [the censorship board] all recognize that, but the changing… has to be one little bit at a time...

Some people [in the industry] say we cannot have good movies because we’re being restricted so much…I disagree with that,'he says. 'The restriction forces you to be creative."



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