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Pirooz Kalayeh

Pirooz Kalayeh is a filmmaker, artist, and author. His films include SHOPLIFTING FROM AMERICAN APPAREL, THE HUMAN WAR, BRAD WARNER'S HARDCORE ZEN, ZOMBIE BOUNTY HUNTER M.D., and CTRL ALT DEL. His novel THE WHOPPER STRATEGIES details an advertising executive's journey to package Enlightenment in a Box. His seventh feature SOMETIMES I DREAM IN FARSI is currently in production with ILIKENIRVANA Productions. 

In Conversation

with Pirooz Kalayeh

Tony Leuzzi’s Meditation Archipelago is an exploration into constraints, process, and memory that evokes the imagination with its super-wide-reframing of life’s in-between moments, where a constraint, haiku, or emotion can transform into improvisation, humor, or the impossible.


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