Sentenced to six years in prison and banned from writing and making films for 20 years by the Islamic Republic Court in Tehran, Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi waited for the verdict of his court appeal for months. Through the depiction of a day in his life while he’s on house arrest, Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb (a documentary filmmaker and former assistant director) offer audiences an overview of the current situation of Iranian cinema.
Thursday September 8, TIFF Bell Lightbox 2, 9:45pm
Friday September 9, TIFF Bell Lightbox 3, 4:45pm
Tickets for This is Not a Film will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from the relevant venue box office two hours prior to start of the screening.