2013, DCP, 85'
Our Man in Tehran
Drew Taylor, Larry Weinstein
Our Man in Tehran reveals new information about the true story of Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor and the CIA, the secret dealings between the US and Canadian governments to rescue six fugitive American diplomats, and the covert planning of the military rescue “Operation Eagle Claw” during the Iranian Hostage Crisis of 1979.
Larry Weinstein, Niv Fichman
Film House Inc.
Drew Taylor is making his first foray into film after co-founding Toronto-based Film House Inc. in 2012. He attended the University of Michigan and the University of Toronto, where he obtained his PhD in Biomedical Engineering. Drew has also played professional baseball with the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies.
Co-founder of Rhombus Media, Larry Weinstein has been called “one of the world’s pre-eminent directors of documentaries on musical subjects”. His films have been televised in over 40 countries and screened at numerous major film festivals. His work has garnered numerous Gemini and Emmy Awards and an Oscar nomination.