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APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
January 16, 2015 - January 25, 2015

Co-Presented by FRAMELINE !!

Skype Interview with the Director Desiree Akhavan

Tuesday, Jan. 20th!!   After the 7:00 show. 

Written, directed and starring Desiree Akhavan APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR is Akhavan’s debut feature and it premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2014.

phpThumb_generated_thumbnail-1“Akhavan is very much her own artist – with a polyglot urban voice that comes off like an unholy cross between Fran Lebowitz, Junot Diaz, Tina Fey and Hanif Kureishi”. -Rolling Stone

“For all its disorganization and lack of an ending or even a sense of direction, “Appropriate Behavior” is alive. The screenplay is packed with smart remarks, clever and unpredictable turns of phrase that knock you off balance”. – New York Times

For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn’t easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can’t understand why she doesn’t tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. Following

phpThumb_generated_thumbnail-4a family announcement of her brother’s betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pansexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine. (K.Y.)

Directed by DESIREE AKHAVAN, 90min., 2015, U.K.

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CRITICS PICK!  DIRTY, HILARIOUS & MOVING” – VILLAGE VOICE 

“SO POPULAR WITH JANET MOCK  MSNBC.COM  

 Desiree Akhavan Interview with Janet Mock, January 9th, 2015

“WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD” INDIEWIRE 

Film Preview by Inkoo Kang, – January 5, 2015

“25 Hottest Sex Symbols of 2014″  ROLLING STONE

 By James Montgomery, January 5th, 2014