This is rather cool! Ireland’s first banned Film Festival is to take place from Feb 9th in The Park Cinema in Clonakilty, Co. Cork in association with the Clonakilty Film Club.
Film censorship as it was called back in the day, nowdays its called classification was a very different beast way back in the day, where three passionate and prolonged kisses were one of many cuts that were made to Gone with The Wind. Its a great idea and the full listings are below.
The Banned Film Festival 9th-13th February
All movies were once banned in Ireland but have been rerated and approved for release.
Gone With The Wind PG 7.00
Life Of Brian 15A 7.00
A Clockwork Orange 18’s 8.45
A Streetcar Named Desire PG 6.35
Casablanca G 6.35
Natural Born Killers 18’s 8.30
The Great Dictator PG 7.00
The Night of The Hunter 12A 9.20
Best of luck to all in The Park Cinema, where I once travelled to, to see Jurassic Park III while on holidays way out West! And incidentally, if you want to read about how insane Ireland’s film censorship was when we had dinosaurs thundering about, take a read of this.