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Los Feliz 3 | ‘In Solidarity with Mostafa al-Ahmad, Mohammad Rasoulof and Jafar Panahi’
Pre-recorded introduction by Dr. Jamsheed Akrami.
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Internationally acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (THIS IS NOT A FILM) 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 his or her own view of the world, while being interviewed by the curious and gracious driver/director. His camera, placed on the dashboard of his mobile film studio, captures a spirited slice of Iranian society while also brilliantly redefining the borders of comedy, drama and cinema.
DISTRIBUTOR: Kino Lorber
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