Notice Concerning Persisting in Stopping Secretive Import and Projection of Smuggled Films and Severely Attacking Film Smuggling Activities

(20 October 1989 RBF No. (1989)788)

A period ago, in a number of cities of regions such as Guangdong, Hainan, Fujian, Guangxi, etc, it emerged that cinemas and theatres openly put up advertisements and sold tickets for projection of Hong Kong, Taiwan and foreign smuggled films and films coming from other improper channels, amongst which a number of films had vulgar and unbearable content, of completely low-class appeal, creating a harmful influence on society. According to investigations, these smuggled films are old copies of old programmes from Hong Kong and Taiwan from the sixties and seventies, illegally transported and imported by Hong Kong film smugglers. Continue reading