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Censorship of Pakistani films ‘becoming more politicized’

The move to give provincial authorities oversight of censorship and film exhibitions has led to greater politicization of censors’ review boards, critics say. On November 14, the Punjab Censors’ Board decided to ban the film ‘Verna’, three days before it was due to be released. This meant that the film’s premiere, scheduled just after that, […]