Censorship ‘Syndromes’ and silence

Censorship 'Syndromes' and silence - The Nation, March 17, 2008
Acclaimed but banned, Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Sang Sattawat' will screen in Thailand with black frames to replace the parts the censors cut
...With the election of a new government and a new film law on the books, Apichatpong said he submitted his film to the censors again, hoping they would view it differently. The censors asked that two more scenes be excised.
"I was wrong. It's worse than the first time, but it was still worth the effort. I learned that the problem with the new film law is not the law itself, but the people who will be enforcing it," he says...
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