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India filmmakers face strict censorship

One filmmaker said he was forced to make 60 major changes to his film, which covered serious social issues in India.

    Filmmakers in India face strict state censorship. There is an extremely high level of scrutiny, especially when films cover current social issues like homosexuality and rape.

    One director said he was forced to make nearly sixty big changes to a movie.

    Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Berlin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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