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Children of Heaven
Sun 11 Oct, 3pm
Directed by Majid Majidi

Co-presented with Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Iran| 1997 | 89mins | Iranian with English subtitles

Roger Ebert said this was “very nearly a perfect movie for children” but it’s just as perfect for adults too. Shot on location in some of Tehran’s poorest areas and nominated for an Academy Award in 1998, Children of Heaven follows two inventive siblings as they go on a Bicycle Thieves style traipse around the city after losing a pair of shoes. All ages welcome.

Film only: $12 (adults/kids)

Box Office and Grey Gardens Coffee Bar open one hour prior to start time.

Recommended for ages 8+

All films have been approved by the OFLC. The age recommendation is a guide only. Kids must be accompanied by a guardian at screenings.

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