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 // 8:30 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 // 4:42 PM

In Offside, both the men and the women are captives, prisoners of what the film presents as an outdated, archaic mindset.

Offside (2006)
22 Mar 2007 // 11:30 PM

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 // 9:10 PM

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

//News

Hollywood shows support for banned Iranian filmmakers
16 Jan 2011 // 11:12 PM

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

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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