Art and ExperienceIranian animation ‘Release from Heaven’, directed by Ali Noori-Oskouei, is to compete in two international festivals.

The animated film will compete in Accolade Global Film Competition in the US as well as “Euro Fest” European International Film Festival in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

‘Release from Heaven’ will also be screened at Cannes Film Festival’s Animation Day as a showcase presentation.

The flick is about a female writer and teacher in a war-torn country who has to accompany two of her students on a life-changing journey.

2017 editions of Accolade Global Film Competition and Euro Fest will be both held in June.