The Iranian film Jafar Panahi’s Taxi takes us on a delightful joy ride that gives its international audience a light-hearted, but meaningful glimpse into the everyday lives of Tehran’s citizens. He skillfully delivers to us witty characters with humorous stories, and only after the fact, do we realize he was instead slipping us a secret note with a hidden message. Why the secrecy? Keep reading. Please. I promise you, it’s important.