A magical movie from Iran
Rockland — The award-winning Iranian film “Children Of Heaven” will be screened Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Friends Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. The screening is co-sponsored by the Camden Conference Community Events Series. Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising will lead a post-film discussion.
Majid Majidi’s film earned prizes at many prestigious film festivals around the globe. When Ali loses his sister Zahra's school shoes, the young siblings dream up a plan to stay out of trouble: they will share his shoes and keep it a secret from their parents. But if they are going to successfully cover their tracks, Ali and Zahra must carefully watch their steps on what rapidly turns into a funny and heartwarming adventure. A magical motion picture acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, “Children Of Heaven” became the first Iranian feature to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film.
Admission is free. Special accommodations for persons with disabilities can be made with 48 hours notice by calling the library at 594-0310. This is one in a continuing Thursday series of literary, film and cultural offerings sponsored by the library and Friends of the Rockland Public Library.
Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org