Trailer
Assistive Technologies

No Bears

Runtime
1hr 46mins
Directed by
Jafar Panahi
Featuring
Jafar Panahi,
Naser Hashemi,
Vahid Mobasheri
Film Language
in Farsi with English subtitles

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In his new virtuosic sleight-of-hand — completed shortly before his imprisonment in July 2022 — Jafar Panahi plays a fictionalized version of himself, who has relocated to a rural border town in Iran to remotely direct a new film in nearby Turkey.

While there, he finds himself thrust in the middle of a local scandal, confronting the opposing pulls of tradition and progress.

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