Jafar Panahi

August 26, 2016

Jafar Panahi is a filmmaker in Iran who was arrested after making a film that criticized how women in Iran are treated. He was arrested under the pretense that he was campaigning against the Iranian government.

 

While we are free to make movies and films that raise awareness to controversial issues in America, in more oppressive countries, it can be seen as a brave effort to address some of the country's issues.

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