11/22/2015

Maryam featured in Controversial New York Times Magazine Cover Story

Just Get Us in The Room: The Women of Hollywood Speak Out by Maureen Dowd

 

 

 

 

 

11/20/ 2015

Maryam's Page in the NY Times Magazine. 

This is my contribution to a bad ass article by Maureen Dowd about 63 fierce female filmmakers (writers, directors, producers, and execs) breaking barriers in Hollywood. Or at least trying to.

This is my contribution to a bad ass article by Maureen Dowd about 63 fierce female filmmakers (writers, directors, producers, and execs) breaking barriers in Hollywood. Or at least trying to.


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9/1/2015 

Academy Award nominated producers Anna Gerb, Neal Dodson, JC Chandor (Margin Call, All is Lost, A Most Violent Year) have come on board to produce Maryam's feature The Dissent, a project so co-wrote and will direct. The narrative feature is based on the award winning HBO doc Hot CoffeeThe Dissent is slated to shoot in 2017. 


 

 

1/7/2015

Maryam Keshavarz has been awarded the prestigious Creative Capital Grant for the development of her third feature film THE LAST HAREM. In the categories of Moving Image and Visual Arts, the 2015 Awardees represent a total of 46 funded projects selected from a nationwide pool of more than 3,700 proposals. Drawing on venture-capital principles, Creative Capital seeks out artists’ projects that are bold, innovative and genre-stretching, then surrounds those artists with the tools they need to realize their visions and build sustainable careers.

 

Read more here: 

http://creative-capital.org/news_items/view/535

 

1857 Persia

1857 Persia


3/1/2013

Co-writers Maryam Keshavarz and Paolo Marinou-Blanco will pen the narrative adaptation of the award winning HBO documentary- HOT COFFEE. The project is presently titled The Untitled Oliver Diaz Story and Maryam is attached to direct. 

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2013

San Francisco Film Society / KRF Filmmaking Grant Winner: The Last Harem

THE FILM 

A battle between Jayran, a young musician girl, and Malik Jahan, the mother of the newly ascended boy-king-- for the affection of the new monarch and control of the palace's extensive harem. Whoever wins becomes the most powerful woman in the Persian empire...

This is the second major award from the San Francisco FIlm Society for THE LAST HAREM, and the third award from the San Francisco FIlm Society in support of Maryam Keshavarz.

  


2012

San Francisco Film Society / Hearst Screenwriting Grant Winner: The Last Harem

THE FILM

A battle between Jayran, a young musician girl, and Malik Jahan, the mother of the newly ascended boy-king-- for the affection of the new monarch and control of the palace's extensive harem. Whoever wins becomes the most powerful woman in the Persian empire...