No go for Tanda Putera at Golden Screen Cinemas in Penang

(The Star) – Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) will not be screening the controversial Tanda Putera movie in its two cineplexes on the island and mainland here following a request from the Penang Government.

Queensbay Mall GSC manager Sam Kok Kee said he received a directive from his headquarters yesterday not to screen the movie.

The cineplex in Queensbay Mall has advertised that the movie will be screen six times today, same as GSC cineplex in Sunway Carnival.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the state government did not impose a ban on the screening of the movie in the state.

“We only issued an advisory. No action will be taken against cinema operators who continue to screen the movie despite our advice,” he said in a statement on Thursday.

The movie is to be screened nationwide from today.