Maaman Rezaee is an Iranian-American filmmaker whose work focuses on issues of exile, geopolitics and transcultural dynamics.
She has written and directed a number of films which were screened nationally and internationally, including Evanescence (2022), Family of Too Many (2018) and Minuet for A Disappearance (2016).
Born and raised in Iran, Rezaee began her creative practice with studies in music and painting. She later attended Baha'i Institute of Higher Education, an underground university for Baha'is, a religious minority in Iran not allowed in state universities. At BIHE she studied Architecture before moving to the US to finish her BA in Fine Arts, concentrating on photography and video arts.
She received her MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico.