Desert One: Two-Time Oscar Winner Barbara Kopple’s Docu of 1980 Rescue Attempt of Hostages in Iran

Desert One, Barbara Kopple’s documentary recounts the story of the 1980 rescue attempt by U.S. Special Forces of American hostages held captive in Iran.

The feature includes interviews with President Jimmy Carter, Vice President Walter Mondale, ABC Nightline journalist Ted Koppel, former hostages, hostage takers, and others.

It contains never before seen archival material and exquisite animation.