We had a low key, chill, but illuminating discussion with filmmaker, actor, musician Amir Motlagh on Sunday 5/10/20. Many topics were discussed – including living in the Covid19 era, layers being removed from society, his 20 films, and music work. For all things Amir Motlagh visit his website – https://www.amirmotlagh.com/.
From his website – “Amir Motlagh has written and directed 20 titles (+ -), including the feature films THREE WORLDS, MAN, WHALE & RAINBOW SEASON (also a full length LP). He is the recipient of multiple awards (art is not about competition) and is a cross-media artist who makes music under the moniker, Mirs as singer, songwriter and record producer. He frequently collaborates with other artists. He is the founder of ANIMALS.
Partial List of Festival Screenings & Awards include – deadCenter Film Festival, San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival, 24fps International Short Film Festival, CiCFF, Iranian Film Festival, DanceswithFilms, Vancouver Asian American Festival, Los Angeles Asian American Film Festival, DeepEllum Film Festilval, Silverlake Film Festival, Microcinema International Independent Exposure Series, Chicago Asian American Film Festival, Taos Shortz Film Festival, Hells Half Mile Film & Music Festival.” Read the rest of the biography here – https://www.amirmotlagh.com/biography
Check out https://www.amirmotlagh.com/ for updates on new projects.
Interview copyright 2020 NYC Fantastic blog/Sujewa Ekanayake