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 acclaimed The circle (winner of the Golden Lion prize at the Vienna film festival in 2000) and Offside, has still not been charged with any crime. Twice offered bail during that time, he has refused out of solidarity with all those incarcerated for their participation in the mass demonstrations against the regime that have shaken Iran since June 2009.

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