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The Accordion

Jafar Panahi

Dutch premiere

Festival year: 2011

The Accordion, the latest film by renowned Iranian director Jafar Panahi, is about two young street musicians in Tehran, who represent a new generation that prefers solidarity over violence. Panahi was sentenced to six years in prison on 20 December 2010; The judge also banned him from making films, giving interviews and leaving the country for the next twenty years. Panahi was indicted for screening a film that criticized the Iranian regime. In 2007, this highly acclaimed director of The Circle, The White Balloon and Offside, to name but a few, received the Cinema Unlimited Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award for his sharp-witted and charitable works.



Italy, Brazil, France, Switzerland, Iran 2010, 9 min.

Fiction, Short,

Spoken language: Persian

Subtitles: English


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When & where?

  • Friday, March 25, 2011 - 21:45

    Theater aan het Spui, The Hague

  • Saturday, March 26, 2011 - 23:00

    Theater aan het Spui, The Hague

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Human rights
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children and youth
freedom of opinion, association etc.

Part of Shorts: The Kids Are All Right. Screened in combination with Angry Man, Cinema Park, Hudud, Mensjesrechten: Anna, On The Run With Abdul and Slum Stories: Gyuri Romania at the Solar Mobile Cinema square in front of Theater aan het Spui. Free entrance

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