Film Screening – Children of Heaven – event co-sponsored by His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Western United States

Children of Heaven (Bacheha-Ye Aseman)

Event Type
Film Screening

Date And Time
1:00 PM Sunday, Jan 28

Event Area
Los Angeles

Event Location
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)


“Not since Rocky left the boxing ring has a sporting contest been filmed as momentously as this school race.”—The New York Times.

“Haunting in its charm, Children of Heaven opens a window on both contemporary Tehran and the hopeful heart of childhood.” —San Francisco Chronicle.

Children of Heaven, an Oscar nominated film directed by Majid Majidi (Iran 1997, 89 minutes, subtitled) will be shown at LACMA on Sunday, Jan 28th at 1:00 p.m.

Introduction to the film will be given by Linda Komaroff, Curator of Islamic Art at LACMA. Following the screening, Dr. Amir Hussain of Loyola Marymount University will be present for a Q&A.
The event is co-sponsored by the Ancient Art Council and His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Western United States.

Admission Fee

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Contact Info
Free Admission: RSVP at (310) 214-5032 or Location: Bing Theater, LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 857-6000 Parking and Directions: $5 Spaulding Lot (Wilshire & Spaulding) $6 Peterson Automotive Museum Lot (Wilshire & Fairfax) From 10 Freeway, exit Fairfax & head north From Hollywood Freeway, exit Highland & continue south to Wilshire

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Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

One thought

  1. I highly recommend this movie to those who have not watched it yet. I have my personal copy of it too! Excellent way to teach values to our youth and learn ourselves!!


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