MaraKesh Films is the production company spearheaded by writer-director-producer Maryam Keshavarz and frequent collaborators writers Paolo Marinou-Blanco and Jonathan Mastro.
MaraKesh Films' VIPER CLUB starring Susan Sarandon, Edie Falco, and Matt Bomer will have it's world premiere as a Special Presentation at Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2018. Roadside Attractions will release Viper Club in theaters on October 26, 2018.
MaraKesh Films is in development on several projects including THE DISSENT a political thriller exposing the intrusion of the FBI into the judicial system, based on the award winning HBO doc Hot Coffee, PERSIAN VERSION a comedy about an Iranian-American girl growing up with seven brothers and one bathroom in NYC, THE LAST HAREM exploring the love affair of a cross dressing musician and a newly appointed boy-king in 19th century Persia, TRANSMIGRATION a mother-daughter musical drama about contemporary musician Gingger Shankar and her mother who toured with The Beatles, and 2030, a near-future dystopian thriller about a young Muslim woman trying to survive in America after a right wing take over, and being forced to join the resistance.
Past projects including Sundance Audience Award winning feature CIRCUMSTANCE, Berlinale Gold Teddy winner THE DAY I DIED, and feature documentary International Documentary Association winner THE COLOR OF LOVE.