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The Magic Shoes (2015)

A USC Graduate Thesis Film about a nine-year-old Persian boy in 1992 Los Angeles who thinks a pair of Air Jordans will make him fly.

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Setareh
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Kamron
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Shawn
Aaron J. Hinson ...
Shawn
Dariush Kashani ...
Omid
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Uncle Bijan
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Jimmy
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Maurice
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Los Angeles, 1992. Nine year-old Kamron and his family have just moved to the country from Iran in search of the American Dream. Kamron's father struggles to maintain dignity in his search for a job, his mother wants to keep Persian traditions alive, while Kamron is thrust into the hip-hop culture of the 90s. With Michael Jordan showing the world humans can fly and the Dream Team winning Olympic gold, Kamron puts his faith in basketball. Left out of the recess basketball games, Kamron fantasizes about impressing his classmates with high-flying dunks - if only he had the magic 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, even if it means breaking the law and putting everything his... Written by Sahand Nikoukar

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Take Flight.

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Short | Drama | Family | Sport

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