Fifi howls from happiness | Dir. Mitra Farahani

[documentary, 2013]
The last days of Bahman Mohassess

“Fifi howls from happiness,” director Mitra Farahani’s elegiac post-scriptum to Persian artist Bahman Mohassess, was rolled out in theaters on Friday. I met with her in Paris to talk about shooting in close quarters with one of Iran's most venerable modern artists. About five years ago Farahani decided to go looking for Mohassess. The Loch Ness creature of Iran’s expatriate artists and a ... more >


TRAILER | Fifi howls from happiness

Directed by Mitra Farahani
[Musicbox Films]

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 ... more >