The National Film Authority (NFA) has warned filmmakers against the shooting of pornographic films in the country.
According to the authority, it is unlawful for producers and filmmakers to “lure” people into the production of pornographic movies.
A statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the National Film Authority, Ms. Juliet Yaa Asantewaa revealed that the production and distribution of pornographic films is against Section 20 and 28 of the Development and Classification of Film Act 935; and Sections 280 and 281 of the Criminal Offences Act 29.
The authority further said that persons who engage in such criminal acts will be dealt with by the full force of the law.
This action by the Authority follows the attention drawn to “some persons purporting themselves to be filmmakers are engaged in the shooting of pornographic”.
NFA advised the general gublic to report persons engaged in such activities to any of their offices or call the police.