Art and Experience: Iranian director Ali Nuri-Oskui’s “Release from Heaven” will go on screen at the 3rd edition of the Animation Day in Cannes (ADIC), which will be held on May 23 as a competitive section of the Cannes Film Festival, the organizers have announced.

The film will be screened at the Discoveries section of the event, which will be attended by buyers and media representatives.

“Bunuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles” by Salvador Simo from Spain and “Junod” by Shinichiro Kimura from Japan are among the competitors in the category.

The film is about a female writer and teacher, who accompanies two of her students on an inner spiritual journey in a war torn country.