For those of you in the New York area look for a screening of this new documentary about sculptor and painter Bahman Mohassess, an artist from Iran who’s lived in exile and seclusion in Italy for thirty years until his untimely passing in 2010. “Fifi howls from happiness” was slated for release on Friday. Paris-based filmmaker Mitra Farahani spent time at his Italy-based studio discussing his opus, his triumphs and his failures with the reclusive Mohassess and his one thousand and one quirks. Look for our full review soon.
TRAILER | Fifi howls from happiness
Directed by Mitra Farahani[Musicbox Films] August 7, 2014