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Whirled Cinema presents a run of TAXI TEHRAN (Wed 9 - Fri 11 Dec)


Whirled Cinema

Wed 9 - Fri 11 starts 8.30pm - Sun 13 starts 6pm.




Don't miss the chance to catch up with the brilliant Taxi Tehran from establishment-botherer and champion of free speech director Jafar Panahi (still technically banned from filmmaking in his native Iran). You can read the 4-star Smoke Screen review here.

A taxi driver is driving through the vibrant streets of Tehran. Diverse passengers enter the taxi, each candidly expressing their views while being interviewed by the driver who is no one else but the director Jafar Panahi himself. His camera placed on the dashboard of his car, transforms the car into a mobile film studio, and captures the spirit and contradictions of Iranian society through this comedic and dramatic drive. Banned from travelling and making films in 2010, Jafar Panahi has managed to astonish us with his beautiful trilogy composed of This is not a Film, Closed Curtain and now Taxi Tehran.

Weekly Passes can be bought online, so if you're not a member but would like to come along to any of this weeks screenings please visit the WEB SITE.