THE FBI BLEW UP MY ICE SKATES

Based on a true story, the film tells a story from the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980 from the perspective of Haleh, an eight year old who just wants to enjoy her ice skates. The film raises questions about the human cost of surveillance and the criminalization of immigrant communities, linking past policy decisions with current national discussions around security and xenophobia.

IN COMPETITION for Best Narrative Short

DIRECTORS: Sara Zia Ebrahimi, Lindsey Martin
WRITER: Sara Zia Ebrahimi

LENGTH: 7 min
LANGUAGE: English
COUNTRY: USA
GENRE: Short Narrative | Animation
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