The Magic Shoes


Los Angeles, 1992. Nine year­-old Kamron and his family have just moved to the country from Iran in search of the American Dream. Left out of the recess basketball games, Kamron fantasizes about impressing his classmates with high­flying dunks ­ if only he had the right shoes to pull them off! With the Persian New Year approaching, Kamron is certain that his parents will grant his wish and buy him the new Air Jordans, but when his parents can’t afford the pricey shoes Kamron is disappointed with a box of budget sneakers. Kamron decides to take matters into his own hands ­ he’ll get those Air Jordans one way or another…

Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Time: 10:30am
Location: Marquis Main
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Director: Sahand Nikoukar
Writer: Sahand Nikoukar
Producers: Sabrina Chammas, Bernardo Duran Jr., Eric Adrian Marshall

Genre: Narrative short, Family-friendly
Length: 19 min
Location: USA
Language: English and Farsi (English subtitled)

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