Naz Riahi is a writer and director. Much of her work explores the spaces, emotions and opportunities of otherness and isolation, informed by her experiences as an immigrant from Iran. Her essays, journalism and fiction have been published widely. Her short film Sincerely, Erik was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick and won a Vimeo Best of the Year Award. It has garnered praise from Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Fast Company, Los Angeles Review of Books and Subway Book Review among numerous publications and cultural institutions. Her second short film in the series, Andros in the City, explores gentle masculinity and hope amidst the pandemic. Naz is currently writing and directing a third short film to complete the trilogy and is working a TV show. Her memoir, Bad at Love has been published in pieces and may come out as a book in the near future. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her dog Hugo.

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Naz Riahi

Naz Riahi is a writer and director. Much of her work explores the spaces, emotions and opportunities of otherness and isolation, informed by her experiences as an immigrant from Iran. Her essays, journalism and fiction have been published widely. Her short film Sincerely, Erik was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick and won a Vimeo Best of the Year Award. It has garnered praise from Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Fast Company, Los Angeles Review of Books and Subway Book Review among numerous publications and cultural institutions. Her second short film in the series, Andros in the City, explores gentle masculinity and hope amidst the pandemic. Naz is currently writing and directing a third short film to complete the trilogy and is working a TV show. Her memoir, Bad at Love has been published in pieces and may come out as a book in the near future. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her dog Hugo.

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