This Is Not a Film
Renowned Iranian director Jafar Panahi received a 6-year prison sentence and a 20-year ban from filmmaking and conducting interviews with foreign press due to his open support for the opposition party in Iran's 2009 election. In this film, which was shot secretly by Panahi's close friend Mojtaba Mirtahmasb and smuggled into France on a USB stick concealed inside a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, Panahi documents his daily life under house arrest as he awaits a decision on his appeal.This Is Not a Film featuring Jafar Panahi and Igi is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and streaming with subscription on Sundance Now (Via Prime Video). It's a documentary movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (4,970 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel, Kanopy & Sundance Now).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Not available to rent or buy.
#145 Ranked in Movies on Sundance Now
#810 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#1514 Ranked in Documentary Movies
This Is Not a Film has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (4,970 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.