Thursday, April 21, 2011

Chinese Government bans Science Fiction and Fantasy TV shows

New guidelines set forth by the Chinese State Administration of Radio Film and Television plans banning science fiction, supernatural, and fantasy television shows. They consider “fantasy, time-travel, random compilations of mythical stories, bizarre plots, absurd techniques, even propagating feudal superstitions, fatalism and reincarnation, ambiguous moral lessons, and a lack of positive thinking" to be in conflict with Chinese heritage.
Suggested alternatives are reproductions of the Chinese revolution and historical pieces with an emphasis on construction and reform.
Read more here: “No Time-Travel,” Says Chinese Government

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