Black Code
(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter
Synopsis:
Documentary. Based on the book by Ronald Deibert. An account of various events at the intersection of surveillance, technology, and human rights, based on research done at the Citizen Lab in Toronto.

Content Elements:
Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang
Frequent depictions of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a documentary context - little blood or detail
Infrequent references to torture and suicide in a documentary context - no blood, some detail


Thematic Elements:
Freedom of expression
Surveillance
Secrecy versus transparency


Classification Rationale:
Rated PG for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification Date:
04/05/2017