The Wrap reports that the Motion Picture Association of America rejected an appeal from the makers of the documentary The Tillman Story, who were asking that the movie's R rating, given for bad language, be changed to PG-13:
The ruling came exactly one week after the award-winning Holocaust documentary "A Film Unfinished" also lost in its attempt to have its "R" changed to a "PG-13."
Both films appealed on the grounds that their subject matter made them historically important documents that deserved to be shown in schools and viewed by teens who might not have access if the films were released with "R" ratings.
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