News & Reviews

“Fifi Howls from Happiness, a documentary of beauty, intelligence, and wit about the late artist Bahman Mohasses.”

http://artforum.com/film/id=47768?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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“A lasting tribute to an elusive artistic genius, Fifi Howls from Happiness affirms the power of creative freedom, the right of the artist to create and to destroy, and above all, to have no regrets.”

http://flavorpill.com/events/fifi-howls-from-happiness?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=2EDITORIAL+-+FLAVORPILL+LEGACY+SUBSCRIBERS+-+NYC&utm_campaign=[NEW+DESIGN]+Events+Digest&email=sashaberman%40earthlink.net&utm_param_city=NYC

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David D’Arcy finds that, “We are fortunate that Farahani got to him when she did” when thinking about Bahman Mohassess in Fifi Howls From Happiness

http://blogs.artinfo.com/outtakes/2014/08/10/fifi-burn-my-paintings-please/#.U-mvrlStafQ.facebook

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Pop Matters Review says, “Brilliant, loving, and as intensely political as any of Mohassess’ paintings or sculptures, Fifi Howls from Happiness celebrates connection as much as it reveals isolation, dedication alongside outrage.”

http://www.popmatters.com/review/184602-fifi-howls-from-happiness-a-story-of-iranian-artist-bahman-mohassess/

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Mitra Farahani discusses, “…shooting in close quarters with one of Iran’s most venerable modern artists.”

http://screencomment.com/2014/08/fifi_howls_pleasure_mitra_farahani/

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The New York Times writes about Fifi Howls from Happiness, in “Artist Comes Cackling Back to the Limelight”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/08/movies/fifi-howls-from-happiness-from-mitra-farahani.html?smid=tw-nytmovies&seid=auto&_r=1

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E. Nina Rothe says, “Fifi Howls from Happiness turned out to be one of my favorite films of the year because, without gimmicks and without trying too hard, it left me in tears; humanly, simply and beautifully emotional, just the way I wish to walk out of a cinema.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/e-nina-rothe/rediscovering-iranian-art_b_5657711.html

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The Film Journal says of Fifi Howls from Happiness, “An intriguing, often highly poetic documentary that is almost the equal of its turbulent genius of a subject.”

http://www.filmjournal.com/filmjournal/content_display/reviews/specialty-releases/e3if9d81694642d6bd690ed47fbf897d469

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Fifi Howls from Happiness is a “captivating, bittersweet documentary…”

http://twi-ny.com/blog/2014/08/08/fifi-howls-from-happiness/

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Interview with Fifi Howls from Happiness Producer Marjaneh Moghimi

http://www.deadline.com/2014/08/specialty-box-office-preview-james-camerons-deepsea-challenge-3d-about-alex-the-dog/#more-807797

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