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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; The heartrending real-life saga of banned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi continues to play out in public with his second illicit post-ban film, Closed Curtain . Like Panahi?s 2011 This Is Not a Film , Closed Curtain is a product of ...

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Old 07-25-2014, 04:30 PM   #1
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Review: Closed Curtain

The heartrending real-life saga of banned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi continues to play out in public with his second illicit post-ban film, Closed Curtain. Like Panahi?s 2011 This Is Not a Film, Closed Curtain is a product of Panahi?s 20-year ban from filmmaking (along with a six-year prison sentence, which can be reactivated at any time) handed down by the Iranian government for ?acting against national security and creating anti-regime propaganda.? Panahi lives in state-imposed limbo, unable to make films out in his community where he belongs.? [ Read more ]

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