British Censorship Board Watched Hours Of Paint Drying Charlie Lyne submitted a film to the British Board of Film Classification called Paint Drying. It shows 10 hours of paint drying on a brick wall. The censorship board watched every minute of it.
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British Censorship Board Watched Hours Of Paint Drying

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British Censorship Board Watched Hours Of Paint Drying

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Charlie Lyne submitted a film to the British Board of Film Classification called Paint Drying. It shows 10 hours of paint drying on a brick wall. The censorship board watched every minute of it.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A British filmmaker wanted to protest fees required by a censorship board. Charlie Lyne submitted a film to the British Board of Film Classification, which he called "Paint Drying," which is what it shows - 10 hours of footage, 607 minutes of white paint drying on a brick wall. The board had to watch every minute of the video before giving it a U rating, which is suitable for audiences 4 years and over. It's MORNING EDITION.

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