Articles tagged jafar panahi

9 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

Offside

In Offside, both the men and the women are captives, prisoners of what the film presents as an outdated, archaic mindset.

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23 Mar 2007 // 5:30 AM

Offside (2006)

Jafar Panahi's Offside uses handheld mobile framing and non-professional actors to create a natural-seeming rhythm, immersing you in multiple experiences, introducing a number of characters all connected by events, desires, and circumstances.

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The Circle (Dayereh) (2001)

The effectiveness of 'The Circle' lies in its attention to details -- it shows what it feels like to be watched, to be afraid, to be angry and to be disappointed, all the time.

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//Mixed media
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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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