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This Is Not a Cab Driver: JAFAR PANAHI’S TAXI Film Review

By at November 22, 2015 | 3:08 pm | 0 Comment

This Is Not a Cab Driver: JAFAR PANAHI’S TAXI Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars For the second time in his career, the famously outspoken director Jafar Panahi has made a film with an uncredited cast and crew. He had to. Since the Iranian government banned him from filmmaking in 2010, Panahi has made his culturally poignant films in secret, and protected those that contribute. If you’re not familiar with Panahi, you’d expect more...

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Finding A Way to Speak: THIS IS NOT A FILM Movie Review

By at December 4, 2012 | 12:27 am | 3 Comments

Finding A Way to Speak: THIS IS NOT A FILM Movie Review

4.5 / 5 stars In his apartment, with just two video cameras and an iPhone, Iranian director Jafar Panahi has created one of the most captivating movies to hit U.S. theaters in 2012. Panahi, a filmmaker who has received acclaim and admiration throughout the world since the mid-1990s, had his universe limited to the confines of his home in 2010: After having been more...

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