Saba Riazi introduced as an emerging Filmmaker in prestigious Telluride Film Fetival

It’s rare that an artist is represented with two films in Telluride Film Festival. But this year Telluride feature two of Saba Riazi’s film and introduced her as an emerging filmmaker.

Telluride Film Festival

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announced its official program selections for the 45th edition of the Telluride Film Festival. TFF's celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in world cinema in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado.

Sphinx and Day of a Turtle published in Evergreen Review

Sphinx and Day of a Turtle, two of my short stories are published in prestigious Evergreen Review.

Sphinx / Day of a Turtle

Sphinx For some inexplicable reason she was in love with him, or so she thought. My take? I thought it was crazy, period. Why a woman at her age, with her looks, education, career and charm would fall for a guy with whom she has not even met up for the past two years and has only interacted with virtually?

"Ends" is featured in Moving Poems

"Ends" one of my videopoems made in collaboration with Bahar Royayi is featured on Moving Poems:

Ends by Saba Riazi

Poet: Saba Riazi | Nationality: Iran | Filmmaker: Saba Riazi An author-made videopoem by Saba Riazi, a young Iranian filmmaker who divides her time between Tehran and Brooklyn. The music and sound design are by Bahar Royayi. To see more of Riazi's very personal, idiosyncratic work, check out the videopoems page on her website.