Exclusive Clip: No Hero Complex in Meera Menon’s “Farah Goes Bang”

Meera Menon Farah Goes Bang

Currently in set up mode with her sophomore feature, after having premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival and winning the inaugural Nora Ephron Award, Meera Menon’s Farah Goes Bang finally drops on iTunes and VOD next week (April 10th). Set during the pre 2014 United States presidential election era, Nikohl Boosheri (of Maryam Keshavarz’s Circumstance fame) stars in the titular role of Farah. In the exclusive clip below, she meets an enlightened Walter (Lyman Ward) who offers philosophical front porch insight on family, lineage and hope.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, editor-in-chief and film critic at IONCINEMA.com (founded in 2000). Eric splits his time between his home base in Montreal, NYC, and is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. Top Films From Contemporary Film Auteurs: Almodóvar (Talk to Her), Coen Bros. (Fargo), Dardennes (La Promesse), Haneke (Caché), Hsiao-Hsien (Three Times), Kar-wai (In the Mood for Love), Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry), Lynch (Mulholland Dr.), Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), Van Sant (My Own Private Idaho), von Trier (Breaking the Waves)