TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Iranian Oscar-nominated director Majid Majidi’s films “The Willow Tree” and “Children of Heaven” will go on screen at the 2nd SUFISIN-Sufi Cinema Days in Konya, Turkey, the organizers have announced.
“The Willow Tree” is about Yusef, a blind middle-aged university professor, who regains his vision after surgery.
“Children of Heaven” follows the lives of two siblings, nine-year-old Ali and his younger sister Zahra, who are forced to share one pair of shoes after an unfortunate accident.
The movie received a nomination at the Oscars in 1998, but it failed to win.
The festival, which will be held from May 3 to 5, will screen movies on the themes of Sufism, religion and mysticism.
source: Tehran Times