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Three Faces – Review

This review was published as part of our Cannes festival coverage on 13/05/2018. If you want to know what a film is, ask Jafar Panahi. Under the thumb of a repressive Iranian regime that censors its cinema,...
Three Faces

Three Faces – LFF 2018 review

In the fourth film made under his 20-year ban from the Iranian government, Jafar Panahi continues to audaciously fly in the face of his home country’s demands. Opening on an unnerving cameraphone recording...
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Under the Shadow – Review

Under the Shadow comes from a dark place. Firmly in the shade of the Cultural Revolution and deep into the Iran-Iraq War, the spectre of war and threat of tragedy looms large over what is, in essence, a...
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Malaria – Venice 2016 Review

By framing its story through recovered mobile phone footage discovered by unseen investigators, Malaria immediately hooks in its audience. Set mainly in Tehran, director Parviz Shahbazi utilises the mobile...