Caveh ZahediCaveh Zahedi

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Caveh Zahedi is the writer/director of the documentary feature I Am A Sex Addict, an autobiographical account of his 10 year struggle with sex addiction.  I Am A Sex Addict received the 2005 Gotham Award for “Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You,” and was subsequently picked up for theatrical distribution by IFC Films.  He is also the director/producer of In the Bathtub of the World, a year-long video diary in which Zahedi documented one minute of each day for an entire year.  In the Bathtub of the World premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and was broadcast on the IFC Channel. Zahedi also directed I Don’t Hate Las Vegas Anymore, an experimental documentary about a road trip to Las Vegas with his father and teenage half-brother in which he tries to persuade them to take Ecstasy with him.  I Don’t Hate Las Vegas Anymore was awarded the Critic’s Prize at the Rotterdam Film Festival.  Zahedi is also the co-director of A Little Stiff, a reenactment of a crush he’d had on an art student, in which all of the real-life participants play themselves.  A Little Stiff premiered at the 1991 Sundance Film Festival, and was subsequently broadcast on both the Sundance Channel and German television.  He has also appeared as an actor in the films Waking Life, Citizen Ruth, and A Sign From God.

The Prime Minister, the Shah, the Ayatollah, and I

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