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Maryam Keshavarz

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    EXCLUSIVE: 14 Finalists Compete for $300K in San Francisco Film Society Grants

    The biannual awards, presented in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, are part of the nation's largest funding program for narrative features.

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    Interview with Circumstance Writer and Director Maryam Keshavarz

    Here's a piece I wrote for this summer's Human Right Campaign Magazine Equality on the film. You can tell from the piece how impressive a film it is. It is a change making film because it tells the most common story about two people in love and throws on a multitude of complex layers including a r...

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    Love and Risk in Iran: Circumstance Written and Directed by Maryam Keshavarz

    Here is a piece I wrote on Circumstance written and directed by Maryam Keshavarz for the Human Right Campaign's Equality Magazine, for their Summer 2011 Issue.

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    NewFest Crowns Winners

    NewFest wrapped up at the end of last week and female directors got a bunch of surprises.

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    Circumstance - Written and Directed by Maryam Keshavarz Closes New Directors/New Films

    This evening Maryam Keshavarz' Sundance award winning film will close the New Directors/New Film series in NYC. I spoke with Maryam this week and the full interview will be available when the film opens this summer, but here is a piece in honor of the film's NY premiere. Circumstance will be makin...

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