About Ashley Hajimirsadeghi
Ashley Hajimirsadeghi is an Iranian American multimedia artist, journalist, and writer from Baltimore, Maryland. Her creative poems, essays, and fiction have appeared in print and digital magazines, and she is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, the University of Arizona, the US State Department, and Brooklyn Poets. Her editorial work has appeared in MovieWeb, Smithsonian Magazine, and Screen Queens, among others. Currently she is a second-year M.A. Candidate in Global Humanities at Towson University.
Ashley enjoys writing, reviewing, and interviewing movies and television shows from all over the world and within indie spaces. She utilizes an academic and scholarly background to try and make meaningful conversations about film and its methods more accesible. Right now, she has a soft spot for Asian dramas.
Favorite directors: Lee Chang-dong, Celine Sciamma, Jia Zhangke, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Satyajit Ray, Sofia Coppola, Maya Deren
Favorite movies: Farewell My Concubine, House of Hummingbird, Aftersun, Kill Boksoon, Women Talking, Daisies, Drive My Car, Center Stage
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