21:00 - 22:25
Golden Bear | Taxi Tehran (English Subtitles)
Continuing with our Berlinale highlights we have included Golden Bear winner – TAXI TEHRAN. Film-maker Jafar Panahi is banned from making movies by the Iranian government however that didn’t really stop him. Posing as a taxi driver with a camera mounted on the dashboard he managed to make a remarkable movie about social challenges in Iran.
After being banned from making films by the Iranian government and placed under house arrest, Panahi poses as a taxi driver and drives around the busy streets of Tehran picking up passengers and recording their conversations. Along with his diverse subjects, who include teachers, students and pirate DVD sellers, Panahi discusses the social challenges that Iranian citizens face on a daily basis.
Date: Monday 13th of February @ 8pm
Venue: Griessmühle, Sonnenallee 221, Neukölln (Behind S-Bahn Sonnenallee)
Tickets: €7 or €6 with Berliner Pass or Student I.D