Cataloging decisions, labels, or ratings applied in an attempt to restrict or discourage access to materials or to suggest moral or doctrinal endorsement is a violation of the First Amendment and the Library Bill of Rights [Labels and Rating Systems: Who enforces the ratings?
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Our address is http: Parental Guidance PG — Parental guidance recommended. The campaign encourages parents to use the rating descriptors that are featured for every film rated PG or higher to make decisions about what films are family friendly and appropriate for their children.
The BigScreen Cinema Guide believes that the more information that the movie-goer has before attending a film, the better prepared they are to make a good choice about what to see and where to see it.
The rating board uses the criteria you as a parent use when deciding what is suitable viewing for your child. As a group they view each film and, after a group discussion, vote on its rating, making an educated estimate as to which rating most American parents will consider the most appropriate.
No sexual content of any level allowed. This classification is a special and legally restricted category which contains only sexually explicit content. It is provided here for your information. Who gives movies their ratings? Films are rated RC if their content is very high in impact and exceeds the guidelines.
Content may include prolonged scenes of intense violence, sexual situations, coarse language and strong drug use. Films intended to inform, educate or instruct or concerned with sport, religion or music are exempt from classification provided they do not contain material that would result in an "M" rating or higher if submitted for classification.
Producers may also appeal a rating decision to the Rating Appeals Board, which is composed of men and women from the industry organizations that sponsor the rating system. This information has been reprinted without the permission of the above-mentioned sponsors. None of these organizations are government agencies and as such their rating systems cannot be mandated or enforced by any government or agency of government, including a publicly funded library.
Rough or persistent violence is absent; sexually-oriented nudity is generally absent; some scenes of drug use may be seen; some use of one of the harsher sexually-derived words may be heard. We also group the movies by their ratinggiving you the ultimate in flexibility when choosing a movie.
The rating is "reserved for sexually explicit movies," according to The Times.
As it says on our website filmratings. No, the rating system is strictly voluntary and carries no force of law. Submitting a film is purely a voluntary decision made my the filmmakers. American Library Association April 6, The content is moderate in impact.
We are interested in your views. While lists from programs like Accelerated Reader may be helpful in selecting books for a school or public library in school districts where such programs are a prominent part of the curriculum, it is important to remember that emotional and maturity levels do not necessarily correlate with reading level.
What else can parents do? While there may be some differences of opinion about which titles fit within specific genre areas, the choice of genre is viewpoint-neutral and does not suggest moral or doctrinal endorsement.
Parents and teachers want library books placed on the shelves by reading level so that students can easily access and be limited to books that meet their individual needs.The TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board administers the television rating system.
This system is intended to provide information on the content. A variety of private organizations including the Classification and Rating Administration (CARA) of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Canadian Motion Picture Distributors Association, PSVratings Standards Board (PSV), Parents Television Council (PTC), Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), TV Parental Guidelines.
CARA stands for the Classification and Rating Administration arm of the Motion Picture Association of America. Its members determine a film's rating, the choices being G, PG, PG, R or NC Television content rating systems are systems for evaluating the content and reporting the suitability of television programs for children, teenagers, or adults.
Many countries have their own television rating system and countries' rating processes vary by local priorities. Programs are rated by the organization that manages the system, the broadcaster, or the content.
Motion Picture Association of America Classification and Ratings Administration The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)’s Classification and Ratings Administration (CARA) is the longest-lived media rating system in the United States.
The Classification and Rating Administration referred to in the Oct. 14 editorial, "This editorial not yet rated," is made up of parents who are trained by the chairman to assign ratings to movies that they think an average American parent would give to guide other parents in deciding what movies their children see.Download