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Iran Filmmaker

Lucas Kavner

Syrian Filmmaker Disappears | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

To get his latest film into the hands of Cannes Film Festival organizers in time for its 2011 screening, the acclaimed Iranian auteur Jafar Panahi had...

Famed Iranian Filmmaker Jailed, BANNED From Scriptwriting

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has sentenced two prominent opposition filmmakers to six years in jail each on vague charges of working against the ruling s...

Jafar Panahi, Iranian Filmmaker Who Backed Opposition Detained

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — An internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker who backed the country's opposition has been detained, the Tehran prosecutor said ...