FFF: THIS IS NOT A FILM
Friends of Film Friday
This Is Not a Film
Directed by Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Iran, 2011, 75 mins. Persian with English subtitles. Hawai‘i premiere
Jun 8 – Reception: 6-7:30pm. Screening: 7:30pm
Shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France for a last-minute submission to Cannes, this powerful documentary captures Iranian director Jafar Panahi while under house arrest in his Tehran apartment appealing his sentence—six years in prison and a 20-year ban from filmmaking. Official Selection: Cannes, Toronto International Film Festival. Special thanks to FFF sponsor Louis Vuitton, hotel sponsors Aqua Hotels and Resorts, and Bruno de Paris Salon.
Special guest speaker: to be announced
Make it dinner and a movie: Doors open at 6pm for a pre-screening reception with food for purchase from Da Spot. A complimentary glass of wine or soda is included in your ticket purchase.
$15 general admission / $12 Museum members - includes pre-screening reception with complimentary glass of wine