At 9:30am pst, The Magic Shoes, Film School Student Block, with Dir./Writer Sahand Nikoukar
Milad Eghbali, Sahar Bibiyan, Dariush Kashani, Marshall Manesh
Nine-year-old Iranian immigrant Kamron can’t seem to fit into the culture of early 90s Los Angeles, forcing him to wonder, is it the shoes?
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Sahand Nikoukar is of Iranian descent, but was born in Berlin, Germany and moved to Southern California with his family at an early age. He received a BA from UC Berkeley in Film and Theater and an MFA in Film and Television Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. His graduate thesis film, “The Magic Shoes,” is currently on the festival circuit and is the recipient of two Awards of Merit at the Accolade Global Competition, the Grand Festival Prize - Student Visionary at the Berkeley Video & Film Festival, a Special Mention at the Los Angeles Lift-Off Festival, and has screened at many other international film festivals including TIFF Kids, the Starz Denver Film Festival, Carmel International Film Festival, and the LA Shorts Fest. Sahand is currently a part-time Lecturer at the University of Southern California while writing and developing feature film projects.
Friday 10/16/18 9:15 pm - 11:15 PM @ Regency Directors Cut Cinema in Laguna Niguel