Hossein Keshavarz

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Hossein Keshavarz (2011). Pebble of Love in the Shoe of My Life (post-production), Dog Sweat, Site in Fishkill Creek

Hossein Keshavarz’s interest in story telling began, when as a history major at Northwestern University, he wrote a novella entitled, “Time of the Falling Sky”. Both before and after college he lived abroad in various countries including Iran, New Zealand, Spain, and Peru. While working in business for several years, Hossein frequently hid in the bathroom to write screenplays, leading him to decide to pursue a career in film and complete a MFA from Columbia University. DOG SWEAT, Hossein’s first feature fiction film was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and released theatrically by IndiePix. He recently served as an associate producer for CIRCUMSTANCE, which won the audience award at Sundance.