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
Railroad Square Cinema Waterville 1455944400February 20 - February 21, 2016
Park City Film Series Park City 1455858000February 19 - February 21, 2016
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art Memphis 1455685200February 17, 2016
Bama Theatre Tuscaloosa 1454994000February 9, 2016
Alamo Ritz Austin 1454821200February 7, 2016
Frida Cinema Santa Ana 1452834000January 15 - January 21, 2016
Darkside Cinema Corvallis 1452834000January 15 - January 21, 2016
Grand Cinema Tacoma Tacoma 1452834000January 15 - January 21, 2016
Museum of the Moving Image Astoria 1452402000January 10, 2016
Smith Opera House Geneva 1452056400January 6, 2016
All Saints Cinema/Tallahassee Film Society Tallahassee 14517108001/2-3, 1/9, 1/15, 1/16
Berkshire Museum Pittsfield 1451624400January 1 - January 4, 2016
Lark Theater Larkspur 1450414800December 18, 2015 - January 14, 2016
Mountain Cinema Hunter 1450414800December 18 - December 23, 2015
Capitol Theatre - Olympia Olympia 1450414800December 18 - December 24, 2015
Theatre N at Nemours Wilmington 1449205200Dec 4 - 6, 8 and 10
Catamount Arts Center St. Johnsbury 1449205200December 4 - December 10, 2015
Guild Cinema Albuquerque 1448859600November 30 - December 3, 2015
Crest Westwood Westwood 1448773200November 29, 2015
Mary Riepma Ross Film Theatre Lincoln 1448600400November 27 - December 3, 2015
Grand Illusion Cinema Seattle 1448600400November 27 - December 10, 2015
Media Arts Center San Diego / Digital Gym San Diego 1447995600November 20 - November 26, 2015
Aperture Cinema Winston Salem 1446786000November 6 - November 26, 2015
Landmark Shattuck Cinemas Berkeley 1446177600October 30 - December 10, 2015
Landmark Opera Plaza Cinema San Francisco 1446177600October 30 - November 26, 2015
Rafael Film Center San Rafael 1446177600October 30 - November 26, 2015
Celebration! Woodland Grand Rapids 1446177600October 30 - November 26, 2015
IFC Center New York 1443758400October 2 - December 1, 2015


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