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Meet the Censors

Håvard Fossum
Meet the CensorsMeet the Censors
(2020)

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From a Kafkaesque office for social media in Germany and a South Sudan military headquarters, to conversations with an Iranian Ayatollah and Chinese news editors. Norwegian filmmaker Håvard Fossum intimately follows the daily working lives of the censors. With remarkable access to a secretive world, we get a rare insight into the ways information is controlled, from the Communist Party in Beijing to the corridors of power in Washington. Hearing the word censorship makes us cringe, but is it a misunderstood idea? If there's one thing the censors have in common, it's that they’re all convinced they’re working for a good cause.

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