This Is Not a Film (In film nist)
- 75 min
- Directed by: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi
- Cast: Jafar Panahi
Celebrated Iranian director Panahi faces a six-year jail sentence and a 20-year ban on filmmaking, all for planning a film that his government deemed too critical. This tragicomic documentary about his own house arrest had to be smuggled out of Iran on a flash drive hidden in a cake.
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This is Not A Film12 Apr 2012
A snapshot into the life of embattled Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi
(U) 75mins This is Not a Film shows us the world of acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi - currently under house arrest in Tehran and facing a 6 year prison sentence and 20 year ban on filmmaking - all for planning to make a film that was deemed…
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