Thinking about Jafar Panahi

Thinking about Jafar Panahi
by KavehAhangarAdel

As I heard the news today about one of my idols in Iranian film, Jafar Panahi,  I had to revisit my own drawing / cartoon that  I did about his imprisonment last year.  It leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.  I know we are all thinking of him and wish for his safe return.  I never forget his decription of creating films in his head since he was not allowed to have a pencil and paper when he was in jail last year.   That is an imagination worth emulating.That is a human worth emulating.


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Azadeh and Ari

by KavehAhangarAdel on

thank you for the comments.

His worked has touched me immensely and all I can do is to reciprocate in any way I know how.

I know in my heart that he will create many more magnificent films despite all of this.

As a White Balloon, I await and push for his release.

Message is simple: Believe


Ari Siletz

Touching reference...

by Ari Siletz on Panahi's White Balloon.

Azadeh Azad

The White Balloon

by Azadeh Azad on

Dear Kaveh:

Your reference to the film ''The White Balloon'' is very clever. And Panahi holding a green balloon in prison, watching his own artisitc legacy outside. That's perfect. Thank you.

We shall overcome!



Great Iranians like Mr. Panahi are being destroyed ......

by Khar on

Along with all of Iran by this DAMN SATANIC ISLAMIC REPUBLIC!


Thank you, yolanda...

by KavehAhangarAdel on

for the kind words and your interest.  We can all help make a difference in our own little ways. and we all will. 

Message is simple: Believe

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by yolanda on

Thank you for your Panahi cartoon.....I visited your site last night.....I like a lot of the political cartoons.....Thank you for using your talent to make a difference!