[CENSORED] (2018) - This unique 63 minute documentary was entirely created using the banned motion picture film footage removed by the censors working at the "Australian Film Censorship Board" located in Sydney Australia, between 1951 and 1978. Melbourne archivist and filmmaker Sari Braithwaite after making her initial short film SMUT HOUNDS (2015) containing seventy-seven seconds of 1960s forbidden celluloid, famously gained unprecedented access to Canberra's World Cinema storage archive of many many thousands of banned movie clip sequences. Film frames that were cut from international/continental films, that were screened very heavily edited with reduced running times, in Australian Cinemas between 1951 and 1978. Cleverly re-edited scenes, there were no obvious signs that image and soundtrack had been removed. CUSTOMS (CINEMATOGRAPH FILMS) REGULATIONS 1956 No.94 was the Australian Government Commonwealth Legislation, that prevented Australians from sitting in a cinema watching the ...
Lynn Belvedere FCCA
All the bits you were never supposed to see.
Did You Know?
The number of clips that director Sari Braithwaite assessed for this film at the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) of Australia was almost 2000. See more