Joan Graves

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Joan Graves is the head of the Classification and Rating Administration for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA),[1] and was appointed to that position by Jack Valenti.[2] She has been a member of that group since 1988 and was made its chair in 2000. She was featured in the documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated, although she would not allow her image to be used.

She personally hires all the members of the Classification and Rating Administration and is the only one whose identity is disclosed to the public.[citation needed][clarification needed]


  1. ^ Richard Verrier (8 April 2010). "The MPAA's Joan Graves watches out for the movie watchers". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Sonja Bolle (August 2008). "Discretion Adviser". Stanford Magazine. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 

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