INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
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DESERT ONE

Barbara Kopple
USA / 2019 / 108 min
Beautiful Docs / Documental


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Animation Zartosht Soltani


Editing Francisco Bello, Fabian Caballero


Sound Michael Jones, Mark Maloof, Eddie O'Connor, Daniel Brooks


Music Wendy Blackstone


Cinematography Gary Griffin, Gelareh Kiazand, Asad Faruqi, Thomas Kaufman


Production Cabin Creek Films


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In 1979 Iranian revolutionaries occupied the US Embassy in Tehran holding 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. President Carter pledged diplomacy while also developing a secret rescue mission. What transpired was dramatic, emotional and changed the course of Iranian-American relations. Two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple gives us the inside story.