Short Film: THE FBI BLEW UP MY ICE SKATES, 7min., USA, Animation/Drama

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.

Project Links
  • Film Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    5,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    animation
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

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