In this Sundance Audience Award winner, a young Iranian woman living in America is forced to confront her family's past. In this pop-culture filled comedy, melodrama, and burlesque melt into one tasty and spicy traditional Pershian dish and genres swirl together like figures in a traditional Pershian dance.
Sundance FF 2023 - Audience Award (US Dramatic Competition), Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
Maryam Keshavarz is an American director, screenwriter, and producer of Iranian origin. Born in New York, she studied directing at New York University, literature at Northwestern University, and oriental studies at the University of Michigan. Her debut film is the documentary The Color of Love, devoted to the cultural changes taking place in Iran. Keshavarz’s full-length features, Circumstance and The Persian Version, both won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
2004 The Color of Love (doc.)
2006 Not for Sale (short)
2006 El día que morí (short)
2017 Queen Sugar (TV series, 1 ep.)
2018 Viper Club
2023 Opcja perska / The Persian Version