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Desiree Akhavan

Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan recently premiered her debut feature, APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. The co-creator and star of the award-winning Web series “The Slope,” a comedy that follows a pair of superficial homophobic lesbians in love, Desiree was recently featured as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s "25 New Faces of Independent Film" and The Verge’s Sundance 2014 List. She is currently in production on an animated web series called THE ORIGIN OF SHAME for former MTV CEO Judy McGrath’s new site Astronauts Wanted.

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