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Checkpoint (USA, 1987)

Checkpoint (1987)
April 28, 2012 - 7:30 pm
Parviz Sayyad.

Directed by Parviz Sayyad

A busload of College students, returning to Michigan from a Canadian field trip, is stopped at the US border at the time of the Iranian hostage crisis.  The group includes a number of Iranian passengers, divided along ideological lines, whose debates about policy and politics soon lead to a full-scale confrontation.  

Producer/Screenwriter/Editor: Parviz Sayyad. Cinematographer: Michael Davis. Cast: Mary Apick, Houshang Touzie, P. Sayyad, Michael Zand, Buck Kartalian.

35mm, color, in English and Persian with English subtitles, 91 min.