In Their Words – Friday, November 15, 2012

Mina Mohammad Khani filming Jafar Panahi on the set of ‘The Mirror’ (1997)

“When a filmmaker does not make films it is as if he is jailed. Even when he is freed from the small jail, he finds himself wandering in a larger jail. The main question is: why should it be a crime to make a movie? A finished film, well, it can get banned but not the director.” -Jafar Panahi

 

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