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Middle East Studies Center film series: Bacheha-Ye Aseman (Children of Heaven, Iran, 1997)
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 7:30pm
Middle East Studies Center film series: Bacheha-Ye Aseman (Children of Heaven, Iran, 1997)

5th Avenue Cinema, 510 SW Hall Street

When Ali loses his sister Zahra's school shoes, this young pair dream up a plan to stay out of trouble: they'll share his shoes and keep it a secret from their parents! But if they're going to successfully cover their tracks, Ali and Zahra must carefully watch their step on what rapidly turns into a funny and heartwarming adventure!

The screening will feature a Q&A with Professor Masoud Kheirebadi following the film

In Persian with English subtitles

Free & open to the public

 

The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.

www.pdx.edu/middle-east-studies/ | middleeaststudiescenter@pdx.edu | 503-725-4074