This Is Not a Film
aka In film nist
Screened in April 2012
Directors: Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb. Semi-documentary record of Jafar Panahi's state-mandated house arrest and prohibition from filmmaking. Cast: Jafar Panahi, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, voice of Rakhshan Beni-Etemad. Screenplay: Jafar Panahi.
Twitter Capsule: It isn't, quite, but it scores its points, uses offscreen space and sound smartly, and ends on its best sequence

Photo © 2011 Jafar Panahi Film Prod., © 2012 Palisades Tartan
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

National Society of Film Critics: Best Experimental Film

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