Global Biz Briefs: Sexual Violence Study At UK Film Board, BBC Salaries, Cinecitta Strike

BBFC: How Much Sexual Violence Is Too Much?
The British Board of Film Classification is commissioning a major study into depictions of sadistic, sexual and sexualized violence, mainly against women, “to determine what the British public today believes is potentially harmful and therefore unacceptable for classification.” The decision comes following stances the BBFC took in 2011 on two films showing extreme sexual violence against women: The Human Centipede 2 and The Bunny Game. It made significant trims to the former and refused to certify the latter. Findings of the research will be published later this year. (more…)

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