Questions tagged [content-rating]

A motion picture rating system that is designated to classify films with regard to suitability for audiences in terms of issues such as sex, violence, substance abuse, profanity, impudence or other types of mature content.

4 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
7
votes
0answers
143 views

How do low-budget films go about movie ratings when they want to distribute globally?

Imagine a low-budget production that will be running on multiple festivals and cinemas around the world. After the theatrical tour they'll start home distribution through DVD/BD, VOD and SVOD (like ...
6
votes
0answers
122 views

How are film festivals like BQFF able to bypass CBFC certification?

I have heard about film festivals like BQFF, etc. where they show films which have even failed to clear CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification)'s certification or few might not even applied for it. ...
3
votes
0answers
165 views

How did "adult" themed shows get on CITV?

Back in the 90s there were some shows on Children's ITV (CITV) that had some fairly adult themes. Round the Bend was quite notorious, with many of the jokes doubtless going over the heads of the young ...
3
votes
0answers
386 views

Did the Catholic Church ever classify some films as sinful to watch, according to ecclesiastic law?

The National Legion of Decency was a Roman Catholic organisation founded in 1933 that rated films, changing its name in 1965 to the National Catholic Office for Motion Pictures. Until 1978, one of the ...