Notice concerning Firmly Curbing Secret Import and Screening of Foreign and Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau Region Feature Films

All provincial, autonomous region, municipal and plan-listed city Party Committee propaganda departments, radio and television offices (bureaus) cultural offices (bureaus), the Guangdong Customs Division, all directly-subordinate Customs, the Shanghai Municipal Film Bureau:

In order to further strengthen uniform management over imported foreign films, and firmly put an end to the phenomenon of secret import and screening of foreign and Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau Region feature films, all localities must strictly manage matters according to the provisions of the “Imported Film Management Rules” (No. (1981)GHZ156) approved by the State Council and the “Notice concerning Firmly Stopping Secret Import and Screening of Smuggled Films and Striking Hard Against Film Smuggling Activities” (GFYZ No. (1989)788) promulgated jointly by the Central Propaganda Department, the Ministry of Radio, Film and Television, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Public Security, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and the General Administration of Customs. Hereby, the following matters aimed at a number of new situations and problems are notified as follows: Continue reading