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Taxi Tehran (12A)
Iran, 2015, 82 mins. Dir Jafar Panahi
Iranian with English subtitles.
Banned from making films in his own country courageous Iranian director Panahi (This is Not a Film) breaks boundaries once more in his latest documentary.
In this Berlin prize winning documentary Panahi rigged a taxi with hidden cameras and posed as a taxi driver ferrying a lively collection of passengers around the city. A warm and mischievous film, which captures the everyday challenges of living in Iran.
‘A work of invention and brio that remains visually lively throughout – ★★★★★’
‘Guerilla film-making with a difference – ★★★★’
Wed 13 Jan: 7.30pm