TAXI TEHRAN [Iran] – Thursday 3 March, 8pm

By January 2, 2016 archive, Season 14 Films

The director, Jafar Panahi, plays himself as an affable amateur cabbie in Tehran. Funny, defiant, with a quiet but profound political outrage.  His push against Iranian censorship has received rave reviews across the globe, and won the 2015 Golden Bear Award.

★★★★★ “Panahi’s joy ride….Again thumbing his nose at the regime that has banned him, the courageous Iranian director makes his latest film in a taxi rigged with three hidden cameras.” – The Guardian

★★★★★ “A brilliantly humane testament to the fact that, in the twenty-first century, cinema is truly everywhere, and Jafar Panahi is still in the driver’s seat.”TimeOut London

“It’s reflective and revealing, intimate and wide-ranging, compact and moving.”New York Times Critic Pick

★★★★★  96% rating, Rotten Tomatoes

Click here to read New York Times article about Taxi Tehran.

Iran, 2015 | Language: Farsi | 81 minutes | Cert: CLUB

Directed by and Starring:  Jafar Panahi