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Home Ministry visits PenangPAC on bid to screen gay movie

Low Chia Ming  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Several Home Ministry enforcement officers visited PenangPAC last night to "advise" the organiser of an event there not to screen movies that have not obtained government approval.

The meeting touched on the cancelling of the movie Lost in Paradise, which is about same sex relationship that was, on short notice, replaced with another film titled West Side Story.

Four officers from the northern branch of the Home Ministry office, which is based in Kepala Batas, arrived about 8.30pm, and went straight to the PenangPAC, which is located on the fourth floor.

After they entered, the shutter gate, which was earlier half closed, was pulled down and journalists were not allowed to enter PenangPAC, a private arts and threatre company...

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