‘Release from Heaven’ goes to Czech filmfest.
Art and Experience:Iranian animated piece ‘Release from Heaven’ by Ali Noori Oskouei has been accepted into the screening program of the 10th International Film Festival for Children and Youth JUNIORFES in Czech Republic.
Set in a war-torn country, ‘Release from Heaven’ is the story of a female writer and teacher who has to accompany two of her students on a life changing journey.
The 76-minute animated film is directed by Ali Noori Oskouei, written by Majid Asoodegan, and produced by Ali Noori Oskouei and Seyed Vahid Olyaee.
‘Release from Heaven’ has so far won a number of international awards including the Grand Prize for Best Animation category at SICAF film festival in South Korea, Best Feature Animation Award at the summer edition of Hong Kong International Film Festival, and Best Animation Award at the Animation Day of the 70th edition Cannes Film Festival.
The 10th year of the International Film Festival for Children and Youth JUNIORFEST (IFF JUNIORFEST) will be held in Czech Republic from 4th to 9th November 2017.
Another Iranian animated film ‘Kelileh & Demneh’, directed by Alireza Tavakkoli, will also compete at the festival.