Caveh Zahedi

Caveh Zahedi began making films while studying philosophy at Yale University. Discouraged but undeterred, he applied for and received a modest grant from the French government for a film adaptation of an obscure prose poem by the French poet Stephane Mallarme. He applied to UCLA film school and moved to Los Angeles. Together with co-director Greg Watkins, he directed A Little Stiff (1991) he film premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. Caveh Zahedi is an autobiographical filmmaker whose feature-length films include The Sheik and I (2012), I Am A Sex Addict (2005), In The Bathtub of the World (2001), I Don’t Hate Las Vegas Anymore (1994). He is also the writer/director of the web series The Show About the Show and the writer/host of the podcast 365 Stories I Want To Tell You Before We Both Die.