Monthly Archives: April 2010

Screenings of 'Offside' in Glasgow and Manchester

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Manchester Thursday May 18, 6.30pm Club Academy, University of Manchester Students’ Union Oxford Road Glasgow Friday May 21, 7pm Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street Over two months since his arrest, Panahi, whose most famous films are the widely … Continue reading

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Letter from John McDonnell MP

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Comrades and friends We are writing to you and to urge sponsorship and more general support for the Hands Off the People of Iran solidarity event on May 12. (See enclosed material for details). Jafar Panahi – the well known … Continue reading

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Solidarity screening of 'Offside'

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With comedy from Shappi Khorsandi and an introduction by John McDonnell MP. The event is co-sponsored by the Labour Representation Committee (click here to read their letter, urging support for the event). For details of screenings in Glasgow and Manchester, … Continue reading

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Iranian students condemn the arrest of Iranian filmmakers

This is from the website http://www.payvand.com By Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE/RL The Islamic Society of the students of the cinema and theater department of Tehran’s Art University has condemned the jailing of two Iranian filmmakers, Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Nourizad, and … Continue reading

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Add your name: Freedom for Jafar Panahi!

“We the undersigned call for the immediate and unconditional release of Iranian film maker, Jafar Panahi, and all political prisoners incarcerated since the mass democratic upsurges against the theocratic regime in the aftermath of the rigged elections of June 2009. … Continue reading

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Freedom for Jafar Panahi!

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Eight things you can do now to support the campaign! Over two months since his arrest, Panahi, whose most famous films are the widely acclaimed The circle (winner of the Golden Lion prize at the Vienna film festival in 2000) … Continue reading

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