The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has frequently failed to give clear, concise, and unambiguous information about movie content in ratings descriptions. This organization has been especially negligent about warning movie goers about depictions of sexual assaults. The National Organization for Women—NYC (NOW-NYC) has discovered more than fifty films with rape scenes without warnings in the ratings descriptions.
NOW-NYC is making the following demands:· Adopt a workable definition of “rape” or “attempted rape” and apply it to all films that are submitted to the board.
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