Children of Heaven will be the September film in the 2018-2019 International Film Festival sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers. It will be shown Friday, September 21, 7:30 p.m. at Maryknoll, 55 Ryder Road in Ossining. Everyone is welcome, and admission is free.
Children of Heaven is a 1997 Iranian family drama film written and directed by Majid Majidi. It deals with a brother and sister and their adventures over a lost pair of shoes. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998.
The film festival provides nine monthly offerings on Friday evenings from September to May. The current series -- “Family” -- includes an introduction by a Maryknoll missioner and a brief discussion after the screening.
Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers
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