“America 1979,” is a film about an Iranian-American family’s experience living in the US during the hostage crisis. The following link from Jewish Journal, is a Q & A with filmmaker, Lila Yomtoob about her film “America 1979.”
(from http://america1979.com/) America 1979 is a fourteen minute narrative film in which an Iranian American nine year old girl and her teenage brother are coming of age. The Iran Hostage Crisis is in full force and is influencing how they behave, how they are treated, and ultimately who they will grow up to be.
View trailer below:
This film will be screening soon in Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Film Festival, on Tuesday, April 28 at 7:00pm