Jafar Panahi

No Bears

By Rafa Sales Ross

The Iranian master returns with a set of parallel love stories reflecting on superstition and the mechanics of power.

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No Bears – first-look review

By Rafa Sales Ross

Jafar Panahi plays himself in this lovingly-crafted autofiction that centers on two pairs of lovers.

3 Faces

By Trevor Johnston

This brisk road movie from Jafar Panahi sees the Iranian director on top observational form.


3 Faces – first look review

By David Jenkins

Movies and stories are everywhere in the beguiling new film by Iranian director Jafar Panahi.

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