Iran

3 Faces

3 Faces

Director: Jafar Panahi
Year: 2019

Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and actress Behnaz Jafari travel to the rural northwest of Iran after receiving a plea for help from a girl whose family has forbid her from studying acting in Tehran. Amusing encounters abound, but they soon discover that the...

3 Faces

Jafar Panahi's Taxi

Jafar Panahi's Taxi

Director: Jafar Panahi
Year: 2015

Internationally acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (This is Not a Film) drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse (and yet representative) group of passengers in a single day. Each man, woman, and child candidly...

Jafar Panahi's Taxi

Manuscripts Don't Burn

Manuscripts Don't Burn

Director: Mohammad Rasoulof
Year: 2013

Drawing from the true story of the government's attempted 1995 murder of several prominent writers and intellectuals, Rasoulof imagines a repressive regime so pervasive that even the morally righteous are subsumed or cast aside.

Manuscripts Don't Burn

This is Not a Film

This is Not a Film

Director: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi
Year: 2011

This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (Offside, The Circle) during his house arrest in his...

This is Not a Film

Iranian Cinema Before and After the Revolution

Iranian Cinema Before and After the Revolution

Director: Jamsheed Akrami
Year: 2018

Dr. Jamsheed Akrami is a scholar of Iranian cinema. A former editor of Iranian film magazines, he has published extensively, presented numerous lectures, curated film series, and produced a number of films, including the feature-length...

Iranian Cinema Before and After the Revolution

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