Directed by Desiree Akhavan

Directed by Desiree Akhavan

2 Episodes

Iranian American writer-director-actor Desiree Akhavan has been hailed for her bold depictions of female sexuality and queer identity, both in her two feature films and in her acclaimed television series “The Bisexual.” Brash yet empathetic, Akhavan explores the journey of a young queer woman who is concealing her sexuality from her conservative Iranian family in APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, and brings nuance and humor to a coming-of-age story about the horrors of conversion therapy in THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST.

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Directed by Desiree Akhavan
  • Appropriate Behavior

    Episode 1

    Directed by Desiree Akhavan • 2015 • United Kingdom, United States
    Starring Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Halley Feiffer

    For Shirin (director Desiree Akhavan), being part of a perfect Persian family isn’t easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, a...

  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Episode 2

    Directed by Desiree Akhavan • 2018 • United States, United Kingdom
    Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, John Gallagher Jr., Sasha Lane

    In 1993, teenager Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) is sent to a conversion-therapy center after being caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night. Run b...