Children of Heaven



Directed by: Majid Majidi

(83 mins) This delightful, heartwarming tale from Iran is beautiful in its simplicity and deeply in touch with the feelings and insecurities of childhood. When Ali loses his sister Zahra's school shoes, they hatch a plan to share his shoes and keep his negligence a secret from their parents. But if they're going to successfully cover their tracks, Ali and Zahra must carefully watch their step on what rapidly turns into a funny and heartwarming adventure. This is the first Iranian film ever to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

In Farsi with English subtitles.