3 Faces is Jafar Panahi’s fourth film since receiving a 30-year ban on filmmaking (or leaving Iran). It’s an involving, compelling, deeply ingrained criticism of the society it quietly observes.
A stirring portrait of female freedom denied, Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang is a deeply personal story with a profound political resonance.
Opening and closing with the crowning achievements of the 20th century, the 59th London Film Festival brings the battle of the sexes centre-stage.Read More
Pitting first-time directors against studio blockbusters, the 65th Berlin Film Festival reserves its glitz for the red carpet as Jafar Panahi’s Taxi takes the Golden Bear.Read More
Turning the camera upon himself for the third time, Jafar Panahi’s Taxi is a moving portrait of the politics of filming and the filming of politics.
Freedom, obsession and discrimination, it’s all here. And in Poland, Iran, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sweden and South Africa. First, there’s Jafar Panahi’s Closed Curtain, his fictional…Read More
With a jury headed up by Wong Kar Wai, the 63rd Berlin Film Festival rewards Eastern Europe, female protagonists and male directors. Eastern Promise…Read More
There’s a lot to celebrate at this year’s London Film Festival – over 300 shorts and features with some gems from some of cinema’s…Read More