Author: Farrah Kazemi

Farrah Kazemi

Farrah Kazemi is an LA based filmmaker. She writes, directs, and produces her own films, which focus on evaluating the current state of the world through a fictional, surrealist lens. Farrah also works as a production designer in LA and the Bay Area. She holds a B.A. from UC Berkeley.

Articles Written by Farrah Kazemi:

Chinese Producer Rachel Song Discusses Sundance Success

In 2017, at only 28, Rachel Song started the production company XS Media. The company stood behind two hits at the 2018 Sundance Festival—Silas Howard’s A Kid Like Jake (starring Priyanka Chopra, Octavia Spencer, Claire Danes and Jim Parsons) and Director Christine Choe’s Nancy (starring J. Smith-Cameron, Steve Buscemi, Andrea Riseborough, and John Leguizamo). A… Read more »

Ingrid: Documenting a Solitary Life

Ingrid, directed by Morrisa Maltz, takes us into the world of Ingrid Gipson, a woman living as a remarkably independent recluse in Eastern Oklahoma. The documentary slowly introduces us to Ingrid and peels away layer by layer, exposing fascinating details of Ingrid’s past life including her success as a fashion designer and her current work… Read more »

Ophelia Cast Discuss the Hamlet Revamp

Ophelia, directed by Claire McCarthy, reimagines the story of Hamlet through the eyes of Hamlet’s lover Ophelia—the beautiful yet tragic maiden who goes mad in Shakespeare’s classic play. In Semi Chellas’s (Mad Men) new screenplay, based on the YA novel by Lisa Klein, this madness is reinterpreted: it seems that Ophelia (Daisy Ridley) may have… Read more »