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MES Film Series presents Children of Heaven

060 Eggers Hall

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Children of Heaven (1997) Directed by Majid Majidi, 88 minutes Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998, this Iranian film by Majid Majidi tells the story of a brother and sister who concoct an elaborate scheme to cover up the loss of a pair of shoes. Matters get more complicated when Ali is entered in a 4k run. Set in a small Iranian neighborhood on the outskirts of Tehran, this film intricately captures the world of these two children, simultaneously featuring its complexity and uniqueness.  

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Exterior of Maxwell in black and white when there was no Eggers building

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Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.