SHIFT-E SHAB / EJAZEH KAR
A group of hard-up Iranian students illegally wait on tables in a restaurant in New York. When immigration officers storm in they arrest two of the students but Hossein manages to evade them by hiding in a refrigerator. Hossein gets himself a new job working as a gas station attendant. He and Bob Jackson, a black American who also works there feel alienated by their jobs and situation. Bob escapes by drinking and smoking dope but for Hossein the frustration is unresolved right up to his arrest.