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  • Directed by Jafar Panahi

    1 season

    The brilliant, fearless Iranian auteur Jafar Panahi has been under house arrest and banned from filmmaking since 2010 on the grounds of political dissent, but that has not stopped him from producing some of the most vital, urgent, and slyly perceptive works of his career. Shot under clandestine c...

  • The White Balloon

    Movie

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 1995 • Iran
    Starring Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy

    Jafar Panahi’s revelatory debut feature is a child’s-eye adventure in which a young girl’s quest to buy a goldfish leads her on a detour-filled journey through the streets of Tehran on the ...

  • The Mirror
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Mirror

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 1997 • Iran
    Starring Mina Mohammad Khani, Aida Mohammadkhani, Kazem Mojdehi

    Iranian master Jafar Panahi explores the interplay of imagination and reality in this slyly inventive meta-film marvel. When her mother is late to pick her up from school, first grader Mina (Mi...

  • This Is Not a Film

    Movie

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 2011 • Iran
    Starring Jafar Panahi

    The first work fearless auteur Jafar Panahi made after being officially banned from filmmaking by the Iranian government, this clandestine documentary—shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute sub...

  • Taxi
    Movie

    Taxi

    Movie

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 2015 • Iran
    Starring Jafar Panahi

    Internationally acclaimed director Jafar Panahi 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 expresses...

  • 3 Faces
    Movie

    3 Faces

    Movie

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 2018 • Iran
    Starring Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei

    Iranian master Jafar Panahi’s fourth feature since he was officially banned from filmmaking is a courageous act of antipatriarchal defiance from an artist who has refused to be silenced. This playful doc...

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  • Where Are You, Jafar Panahi?

    In this 2017 episode of the series “Where Are You?,” created by the Centre Pompidou and Celluloid Dreams, director Jafar Panahi takes his interviewer on a ride through the streets of Tehran on the way to leaving flowers on Abbas Kiarostami’s grave, all while talking about his love of cinema and h...

  • The White Balloon

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 1995 • Iran
    Starring Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy

    Jafar Panahi’s revelatory debut feature is a child’s-eye adventure in which a young girl’s quest to buy a goldfish leads her on a detour-filled journey through the streets of Tehran on the ...

  • The Mirror

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 1997 • Iran
    Starring Mina Mohammad Khani, Aida Mohammadkhani, Kazem Mojdehi

    Iranian master Jafar Panahi explores the interplay of imagination and reality in this slyly inventive meta-film marvel. When her mother is late to pick her up from school, first grader Mina (Mi...

  • This Is Not a Film

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 2011 • Iran
    Starring Jafar Panahi

    The first work fearless auteur Jafar Panahi made after being officially banned from filmmaking by the Iranian government, this clandestine documentary—shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute sub...

  • Taxi

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 2015 • Iran
    Starring Jafar Panahi

    Internationally acclaimed director Jafar Panahi 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 expresses...

  • 3 Faces

    Directed by Jafar Panahi • 2018 • Iran
    Starring Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei

    Iranian master Jafar Panahi’s fourth feature since he was officially banned from filmmaking is a courageous act of antipatriarchal defiance from an artist who has refused to be silenced. This playful doc...