Jafar Panahi spotted in Berlin

Ok, so he's clearly not in Berlin at all. But the Iranian film director, currently banned from filmmaking and facing a six-year prison term in Iran for "colluding with the intention to commit crimes against the country's national security and propaganda against the Islamic Republic", did have a presence at the 62nd Berlinale film festival.

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Given the cold and the snow, he might have wanted to wear something with long sleeves...

Published: February 11, 2012 04:00 AM

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