Jafar PanahiTen months after his arrest last March, Jafar Panahi -- the most internationally acclaimed of Iranian directors as well as one of the most political in both his movies and his outspoken support for opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi -- has been sentenced to 6 years in prison. In ... More >>
PanahiReceived yesterday from David Sterritt, Chairman of the National Society of Film Critics:
In early March, Jafar Panahi was arrested at his home by Iranian security forces. He has since been held without charge, in stressful conditions that have evidently damaged his health.
The member ... More >>