In the aftermath of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran, the Zurich Film Festival will make Iran the guest country of its New World View section, which will spotlight the latest…
Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Jafar Panahi’s “Taxi” on the heels of the film winning the Golden Bear and the Fipresci International Critic’s Prize at the Berlin Film Festival…
Well, Peter, another Berlin Film Festival has come to a close, ending on a high note with the awarding of its top prize, the Golden Bear, to Jafar Panahi's "Taxi."
After winning the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear with his film “Taxi,” Iranian director Jafar Panahi has broken silence, asking for his country to stop censoring him. “I’m really happy for me and…
Well, we've officially reached the mid-point of the 2015 Berlin Film Festival, although the most hotly anticipated event in this cold, cold town is still another day away.
Banned Iranian auteur Jafar Panahi’s “Taxi” is proving a hot item at Berlin’s EFM market, after screening in competition at the festival to positive reviews. "Taxi" — in which Panahi plays a Tehran…
Can a filmmaker under house arrest make any more defiant a gesture than by directing a bonafide road movie?
Iranian Auteur Jafar Panahi Issues Statement on Irrepressible Need to Direct Despite Moviemaking Ban
Iranian auteur Jafar Panahi has issued a statement explaining his defiance of Iran’s official ban against him making movies, which he has repeatedly broken, most recently with his feature “Taxi,”…
LONDON — Dieter Kosslick, the chief of the Berlin Film Festival, has added to his Competition Section lineup, which will include films by Jafar Panahi, Werner Herzog and Bill Condon. Among the…
Celebrated Bangladesh director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki ("Television") and Iran's Jafar Panahi were among the recipients of $100,000 of bursaries.
To measure how much things have changed on the Iranian film scene with the election of moderate president Hassan Rouhani in June, one need only look at some of the activity at the recent Fajr Film…