Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Verbot aufgehoben

     |    Monday September 12th, 2011

Pressemitteilung des DVD-Vertriebs TURBINE MEDIEN Münster, 12.09.2011: Mit Wirkung zum 6. September 2011 hat die 31. große Strafkammer des Landgericht Frankfurt am Main die allgemeine Beschlagnahme des Films THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974) aufgehoben.

Mario Mentrup and Volker Sattel Direct New Video for Tarwater

     |    Sunday September 11th, 2011

Mario Mentrup and Volker Sattel, co-directors of CITY OF LIGHT, I DO ADORE and THE EAGLE IS GONE, have helmed the music clip for “Do the Oz”, the lead-off single of Berlin-based electronica/post rock duo Tarwater’s latest album, Inside the Ships.

Ice-T(ea) for Freedom of Expression – Breaking News in Censorship Incident

     |    Thursday January 13th, 2011

As the first high profile application of Hungary’s controversial new media law (in effect January 1), the newly created NMHH media supervision board  is currently prosecuting independent Budapest radio station Tilos (incidently, the Hungarian word for “forbidden”) for playing the Ice-T song “It’s On” because the song was ruledto be ‘dangerous for youths’. Tilos may 

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Hailed by MoMA, Banned in Germany

     |    Tuesday August 17th, 2010

  Tobe Hooper’s debut, the 1974 post-Watergate and Vietnam nightmare classic TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, is to this day an acclaimed, sometimes misunderstood and in some countries still banned film. Since 1985, the film has been effectively banned in Germany, first placed on the index of Youth Endangering Media, then outright banned. Before that, the film 

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Bruce LaBruce’s Latest Film L.A. ZOMBIE Banned From Melbourne Film Festival

     |    Wednesday July 21st, 2010

The Australian film classification board notified the director of the Melbourne International Film Festival, Richard Moore, that it could not screen L.A. ZOMBIE, the latest film by Canadian auteur Bruce LaBruce, because it would be refused classification. Classification is usually NOT a prerequisite for festival screening. The Melbourne Film Festival has in the past presented 

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