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FAMILY OF TOO MANY

Expected Guests: Director, Writer Maaman Rezaee
Directed By: Maaman Rezaee
2018 / USA / 14 mins. / Narrative

Plays with: GIRL HEARTED

Bahar, an 8-year-old Iranian girl, believes she has caused the death of her grandmother. As she deals with her feelings of guilt, her parents deal with her grandmother’s body, complicated by the banning of their religious rituals as Baha’is living in Shi’a Iran.

 

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Maaman Rezaee

Director, Writer

Maaman Rezaee is an Iranian filmmaker, writer, director. Born and raised in Shiraz, Iran she later moved to Tehran to attend an underground University for Baha'is, a religious minority banned from universities. After relocating to the U.S., she earned her MFA from Temple University. She currently works as a filmmaking instructor in Philadelphia.