Jafar Panahi's Taxi

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)... Read more

Jafar Panahi's Taxi

Directed by Jafar Panahi

Year: 2015
Running Time: 82
Color Type: Color
Country: Iran
Language: Farsi
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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.

"Veers between documentary and drama, offering a sneaky, self-aware commentary on life in Modern Iran...an engaging as well as important film." ***1/2 Video Librarian

 

  • Golden Bear, 2015 Berlin Film Festival

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Creative Alliance Baltimore 1461902400April 29, 2016
Cary Theater Cary 1460606400April 14 - April 15, 2016
Chattanooga Film Festival Chattanooga 1459483200April 1, 2016
Orpheum Chatham 1458878400March 25 - March 31, 2016
Martha's Vineyard Film Society Vineyard Haven 1458273600March 18 - March 20, 2016
Boedecker Theater Boulder 1457499600March 9 - March 12, 2016


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