Austin Film Society: Children of Abraham/Ibrahim 7: This Is Not a Film
Not rated, 75 min. Directed by Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb.
Under house arrest and banned for 20 years by the Iranian government from making films, writing screenplays, or giving interviews, the master filmmaker Jafar Panahi (The White Balloon) managed to smuggle this "effort" out of the country. It tells the filmmaker's own story, capturing a day in his life confined to his apartment.No current showings of this film.