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Listen: Women and Hollywood Podcast #8: ‘Appropriate Behavior’ Writer-Director Desiree Akhavan

Listen: Women and Hollywood Podcast #8: 'Appropriate Behavior' Writer-Director Desiree Akhavan

We here at Women and Hollywood are huge fans of Appropriate Behavior, the debut feature by writer-director-star Desiree Akhavan. It’s not just the next great love story, but also a fascinating exploration of sexual and ethnic identity by an "Iranian bisexual hipster."

In a hilarious and surprisingly honest interview, I talked with Akhavan about her experiences of directing herself, getting her film out into the world after Sundance, and how her immigrant parents shape her work. 

Listen below. 

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