Monday, May 17, 2021

IRANIAN FILMMAKER BARRED FROM LEAVING COUNTRY

September 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who was jailed for “anti-regime” activities prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where he was to have served as one of the jurors, has been forbidden to leave Iran to attend the Venice Film Festival. His absence was conspicuous as his film The Accordion, opened the short film section on […]