Ala Mohseni is a journalist, filmmaker, videographer, and video editor.
A mini doc for BBC Persian about Abbas Saffari (1952 - 2021), acclaimed diaspora poet, who composed "Twilight of Presence", "Old Camera and Other Poems", "Moon and the Solitude of Lovers", and his long poem “Our Story” narrating the Adam and Eve.
A video report about "Tarabnameh" a long musical Iranian performance written and directed by Bahram Beyzaei, was staged on March 26, 2016, in Cupertino, California.
The Omniscient (Hameh Dana) is a 30-min documentary or visual research about a very common social behavior among many Iranians who believe they know a lot about everything and never use "I don't know" as an answer!
"My City Pizza", Director, Writer, and Editor: Ala Mohseni Producer: BBC World Service A 26-min documentary about the huge popularity of pizza in the Iranian capital Tehran. The film was praised for its comedy and awarded in festivals around the world.
“Kiosk, A Generation Destroyed By Madness” - Director and Editor: Ala Mohseni. A 52-min documentary about the acclaimed Iranian rock band “Kiosk”, moreover about a generation who grow up in Iran after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
“Afro_Iranian Musician” - Director, Cinematographer, and Editor: Ala Mohseni. A 20-min documentary about Afro_Iranian Music tour in the US, leading to sold-out attendance at New York’s Apollo Theater and San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts.
“Metamorphosis Iranian Style” - Director, Writer, Narrator, and Editor: Ala Mohseni. A 30-min documentary about Mana Neyestani, an Iranian cartoonist, and his experience of exile, censorship, and grief.
“My Stealthy Freedom”. Co-Director and Editor: Ala Mohseni Producer: Journalism Is Not A Crime A 72-min documentary (in 12 short parts as a mini-series doc) about journalist and women activist Masih Alinejad and “My Stealthy Freedom” campaign.
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