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Young filmmaker Boo Junfeng posed two questions to Lawrence Wong, the incoming Minister for Community, Culture and Youth during a phone-in chat last Friday evening (14 September 2010). The minister’s responses don’t inspire much confidence. The new MCCY ministry is not yet operational till later this year. It will take over some functions from the current Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts (MICA) and the Ministry of Community, Youth and Sports (MCYS). Junfeng’s questions were meant to elucidate some of Wong’s thinking in the areas of the arts and community, two limbs of the new ministry. The transcript of the questions and answers are given below. The arts Junfeng’s first question was quite plain. Pointing out that the arts reflect the conscience and conflicts in society — some of them in tension with government policies of the day — he asked if the minist...

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