This is Not a Film

This clandestine documentary, shot secretively and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (Offside, The Circle) during his house arrest in his Tehran apartment. While appealing his sentence – six years in prison and a 20 year ban from filmmaking – Panahi is seen talking to his family, discussing his plight, and reflecting on the meaning of the art of filmmaking.

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Showtimes

Friday 06/08/12