Jafar Panahi
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Columns

Trapped in a Car Driving Through the Desert with Abbas Kiarostami’s 'A Taste of Cherry'
3 Dec 2013 // 9:30 PM

As civil liberties were absorbed by the religious state and exacting codes of conduct were implemented with brutal force in Iran, Kiarostami used his canvas to show hope to his countrymen.

//Reviews

Offside
9 Sep 2007 // 5:42 PM

In Offside, both the men and the women are captives, prisoners of what the film presents as an outdated, archaic mindset.

Offside (2006)
23 Mar 2007 // 12:30 AM

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.

//Blogs

Three Formal Masterworks: 'Taxi', 'The Forbidden Room' and 'Victoria'
14 Mar 2016 // 10:10 PM

These three films define the possibilities of cinematic form in the 21st century.

//News

Hollywood shows support for banned Iranian filmmakers
17 Jan 2011 // 12:12 AM

LOS ANGELES — White may be making a comeback on the red carpet this award season, if Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis has anything to say about

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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