Desert One

Director: Barbara Kopple Run Time: 107 min. Rating: NR Language: English, Persian

About the film:

Award-winning documentarian Barbara Kopple uses insightful interviews to tell the true story of the disastrous mission to rescue hostages held in the U.S. Embassy during the 1979 Iranian revolution. An Official Selection of the Toronto International Film Festival and Doc NYC.

About the filmmaker:

Barbara Kopple is an American film director known for her award-winning documentaries, including Harlan County, USA (1976) and American Dream (1991) which won Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature. She was nominated for the Cleveland International Film Festivals’ ReelWomenDirect and Local Heroes Competition awards for A Murder in Mansfield (2017), which explores the aftermath of a 1989 murder in Ohio.

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Ohio Arts Council
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The Columbus Foundation
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