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Panahi, Jafar

Overview
Works: 142 works in 560 publications in 10 languages and 5,086 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Experimental films  Documentary-style films  History  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Actor, Restager , Scenarist, fmd, Interviewee, Author, Photographer, Producer, Author of screenplay, edm, Performer, Film editor, fmk, Editor, Other, Commentator, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jafar Panahi
Āfsāīd = Offside by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

60 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In conservative Iran, public life is for men only, women are even banned from attending football matches. As the Islamic Republic competes for a place in the 2006 World Cup, a group of female football supporters disguise themselves as men so they can watch to see if their national team will triumph at the game they love. But when their charade is discovered, they are confined to a holding pen, where they must hear the cheers and shouts of the match without seeing it
Il cerchio = The circle by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

75 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is afraid to tell her pregnant daughter's in-laws that the expected male child did not arrive-- it is a girl instead. A group of women recently released from prison can't escape from being prisoners. A destitute mother tries to abandon the daughter she can't provide for. The police pick up a prostitute while her customers go free. In the fundamentalist theocracy of Iran, these women have all committed an eternal crime: being female. Surrounded by suffering and oppression, the world closes in on these women, limiting those choices that haven't already been made for them, along the narrow, tragic paths of Iranian womanhood
Īn fīlm nīst = This is not a film by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jafar Panahi, the Iranian writer/director of internationally acclaimed films such as CRIMSON GOLD, THE CIRCLE and OFFSIDE, is under house arrest, and has been banned from filmmaking for 20 years. THIS IS NOT A FILM is a courageous effort by Panahi and his co-director Motjaba Mirtahmasb to fight against censorship and for human rights, not only for his colleagues in the Iranian film industry, but filmmakers everywhere. THIS IS NOT A FILM is a day-in-the-life documentary of Jafar Panahis experience of being under house arrest, filmed almost entirely inside his apartment in Tehran, as he creatively expresses his frustration of not being allowed to do what comes so naturally to this passionate writer and filmmaker: make films
Tāksī = Taxi by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Ṭalā-yi surkh = Crimson gold by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of Hussein, a humble pizza deliveryman who feels continually humiliated by the injustices he sees all around him. When his friend Ali finds a receipt for a stranger's necklace purchase, Hussein is stunned by its exceptionally high cost. He knows that his pitiful salary will never be enough to afford such a luxury. Soon after, he and Ali are refused entry to an uptown jewelry store because of their scruffy appearances; his rage over this slight sets off a series of events. But, Hussein will taste the luxurious life for one night before his deep feelings of humiliation push him over the edge
The white balloon( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-year-old Razieh has her heart set on a plump multi-finned goldfish she has seen in Tehran's market-place. Despite having many similar in the ornamental pond at home, she is determined to get the one she wants before the New Year celebrations begin in a few hours. Skilfully cajoling her mother into parting with her last 500 Toman note, she races into the dangerous and disorienting bustle of the city and her epic adventure begins
Ayneh = The mirror( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Persian and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mina's mother fails to pick her up after school, the little girl sets off by herself and is thrust into a perilous adventure in an adult world
Taxi Teheran by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De regisseur rijdt als taxichauffeur door de straten van Teheran. Met een kleine camera filmt hij de passagiers, terwijl hij ze interviewt, zodat een schets ontstaat van het dagelijks leven in de Iraanse hoofdstad
Closed Curtain( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in Persian and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi (This is Not a Film) bravely defies a twenty-year government ban on filmmaking to create a masterpiece. In a secluded house by the sea, a screenwriter hides from the world with only his dog as company. The tranquility is abruptly broken one night by the arrival of a young woman fleeing from the authorities. Refusing to leave, she takes refuge in the house. But come dawn, another unexpected presence will change everything. A highly self-reflexive work about both the act of creation and the desire to self-destruct, this powerful film illustrates the difficulty of being an artist in a highly censored society.. Silver Bear Winner for Best Screenplay and nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.. "Critic's Pick! A mischievous, Pirandellian entertainment. It is also an allegory, dark but not despairing, of the creative spirit under political pressure, and of the ways the imagination can be both a refuge and a place of confinement."--The New York Times." * * * * * (Five out of five stars)!. Banned Iranian director Jafar Panahi is back with another brilliant filmed-in-secret film. Absolutely stunning ... The journey is often challenging, but the rewards - heady, emotional, provocative and invigorating - are endless." - Time Out
Iran : une révolution cinématographique by Nader T Homayoun( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Persian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the Iranian film industry, which has always been closely intertwined with the country's tumultuous political history, chronicling how Iranian films reflected contemporaneous society and often presaged social change. It shows how mainstream commercial cinema served as a propaganda tool for both the monarchy and the fundamentalist religious regime, recounts the sporadic efforts of some filmmakers to reveal grimmer social realties, and the struggles against censorship and traditional cinematic formulas by such pioneers as Bahram Beyzai and Sohrab Shahid Saless and pre- and post-Islamic revolutionary 'new wave' filmmakers
Ayneh = Le miroir by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mina, une petite écolière, attend comme tous les jours sa mère à la sortie de l'école. Mais cette fois, celle-ci tarde à venir. Mina décide alors de rentrer chez elle par ses propres moyens. Mais elle ne connaît pas son adresse ! Durant son périple, dans la ville bouillonnante, elle va croiser de nombreux adultes auxquels elle tiendra tête. Têtue et obstinée, mais aussi imprévisible, Mina fera tout pour retrouver le chemin de la maison" [Source : jaquette]
Dayereh = Circle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Persian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Teheran, women - from a mother distraught at having given birth to a girl, to prisoners on parole and a prostitute - attempt to cope in a society where men make the law [c.f. Halliwell's]
Badkonake sefid = Le ballon blanc by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 young children set off to buy a big goldfish with the family's last bank note in hand. Along the way they meet up with snake charmers, a balloon salesman and a dry cleaner owner and lose the money. Together they try to retrieve the money, buy the fish and get home before the parents find out what's happened
Taxi Tehran( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Persian and Faroese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jafar Panahi drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse 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
Crimson gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Persian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of Hussein, a humble pizza deliveryman who feels continually humiliated by the injustices he sees all around him. When his friend Ali finds a receipt for a stranger's necklace purchase, Hussein is stunned by its exceptionally high cost. He knows that his pitiful salary will never be enough to afford such a luxury. Soon after, he and Ali are refused entry to an uptown jewelry store because of their scruffy appearances; his rage over this slight sets off a series of events. But, Hussein will taste the luxurious life for one night before his deep feelings of humiliation push him over the edge
Ceci n'est pas un film by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and Persian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Arrêté à son domicile le 1er mars 2010 et accusé de "propagande contre le régime", Jafar Panahi est jugé quelques mois plus tard et condamné à six années de prison, assorties d'une interdiction pour une durée de vingt ans de tourner des films. En mai 2011, alors qu'il est assigné à résidence dans l'attente de l'appel de son procès, il fait parvenir au festival de Cannes Ceci n'est pas un film sous la forme d'une clé USB cachée dans un gâteau... Cette lettre filmée, adressée au vaste monde avec un humour ravageur, frappe par sa dignité, son ironie, son insolence. Reclus dans son appartement, Jafar Panahi fait de sa situation le sujet même de son film : que reste-t-il à un cinéaste qui n'a plus le droit de filmer ?
Tehran taxi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Persian and Iranian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jafar Panahi drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse 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
El Globo blanco( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El 21 de marzo, día de la primavera, Irán celebra el An̋o Nuevo. Raizieh, una pequen̋a de siete an̋os, suen̋a con tener un pez dorado para esta fiesta. Con la ayuda de su hermano, convence a su madre para que le entregue sus ahorros. Raizieh decide ir sola a comprar el pez y en el camino pierde el dinero. Inicia entonces una aventura en la que Raizieh se encontrará con una serie de personajes peculiares
Volkskrant Cinekid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Multiple languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Se rokh = Trois visages by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Persian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une célèbre actrice iranienne reçoit la troublante vidéo d'une jeune fille implorant son aide pour échapper à sa famille conservatrice... Elle demande alors à son ami le réalisateur Jafar Panahi, de l'aider à comprendre s'il s'agit d'une manipulation. Ensemble, ils prennent la route en direction du village de la jeune fille dans les montagnes reculées du Nord-Ouest où les traditions ancestrales continuent de dicter la vie locale. [Source : jaquette]
 
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Il cerchio = The circle
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Alternative Names
Benahi Djaffar 1960-....

Cafer Penahi

Cəfər Pənahi

Džafar Panahí

Dzsafar Panahi iráni filmrendező

Ĵafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi director de cine

Jafar Panahi director de cinema iranià

Jafar Panahi director de cinema iraniano

Jafar Panahi filmregisseur uit Iran

Jafar Panahi Iranian film director

Jafar Panahi iranischer Filmregisseur

Jafar Panahi réalisateur iranien

Jafar Panahi regista iraniano

Jafar Panahi regjisor iranian

Panahi, Djafar 1960-

Panāhī, Ǧʿafar 1960-...

Panahi, Jafar 1960-

Panahi Jafaras

Panahi, Yafar 1960-

Panahy, Djafar 1960-

Panahy, Jafar 1960-

Panahy, Yafar 1960-

Panashi, Jafar 1960-

Τζαφάρ Παναχί Ιρανός σκηνοθέτης

Джафар Панагі

Джафар Панагі іранський кінорежисер

Джафар Панахи

Панахи, Джафар

Џафар Панахи

Ҷаъфар Паноҳӣ

ג'עפר פאנאהי

ג'עפר פאנאהי במאי קולנוע איראני

جعفر بناهي

جعفر بناهي مخرج أفلام إيراني

جعفر پناهی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان ایرانی

پناهى، جعفر

پناهى، جعفر 1960-

پناهی جعفر 1960-....

জাফর পানাহি ইরানী চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক

ਜਫਰ ਪਨਾਹੀ

சாபர் பனாகி

ജാഫർ പനാഹി

จาฟาร์ ปานาฮี

ჯაფარ პანაჰი

자파르 파나히

파나히, 자파르 1960-

ジャファール・パナヒ

贾法尔·帕纳希

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