Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi gets 6 year sentence

From BBC News –
The acclaimed Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi has been sentenced to six years in prison, his lawyer says.

Farideh Gheirat said Mr Panahi had been convicted of working against the Iranian system, the semi-official Isna news agency reported.

She said her client had also been banned from making films, writing scripts and travelling abroad. – BBC NEWS

Films by Jafar Panahi in Media Services –
Badkonake sefid = The white balloon (1995) VHS 4836
Ayneh = The mirror (1998) VHS 7291
Dayereh = The circle (2000) Home Use Collection DVD 715
Talaye sorkh = Crimson gold (2003) Home Use Collection DVD 928
åAfsåaåid = Offside (2006) Home Use Collection DVD 3759

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