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Using Persepolis To Teach About the Middle East

February International Film Club about the graphic novel and movie Persepolis, for k-12 educators and the public.

Event Details

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
4-5 p.m.
Join us for our online February Film Club event with Professor Roozbeh Shirazi from the University of Minnesota, who will present about the film and graphic novel Persepolis and its use in the classroom.

Prior to the event, participants should view the film Persepolis.

“Based on Satrapi’s graphic novel about her life in pre and post-revolutionary Iran and then in Europe, Persepolis is the poignant story of a young girl coming-of-age in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.”