Dorna Khazeni

World-weary traveler: Panahi stops through L.A. (Photo by Kevin Scanlon)

The Beautiful Game

What is soccer, if not everything religion should be... the source of an infinite supply of hope... occasionally miraculous... governed by simple, uncontradictory laws.—Sean Wilsey, The Thinking Fan’s Guide to the World Cup One of the star directors of the contemporary Iranian cinema, Jafar Panahi (The Circle, Crimson Gold) has......