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Celebrating Iranian Cinema


Sat 21 Mar, 5:30pm at Copper Auditorium

Tickets: £8-£6 , approx running time: 96mins

Age: 12A

Director: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi

Country: France/USA

Year: 2007

Voice Cast: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands

Persepolis is the autobiographical tale of Marjane, and her experiences as a young girl coming-of-age in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.

Based on Satrapi’s graphic novels, this striking animation covers her childhood in Iran, her escape to an education in Vienna and then a bittersweet return to her native country.

Subtitled Screening: This is a subtitled screening.

Celebrating Iranian Cinema – a programme of groundbreaking Iranian Film

See 2 or more films and save 25% off your ticket price

Saturday 21 March – Persepolis (A striking animation from Marjane Satrapi)

Saturday 28 March – Raving Iran (A documentary about Tehran’s underground Techno scene)

Wednesday 1 April – A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night  (The first Iranian Vampire Western)

Sunday 5 April – A Separation (The first Iranian film to win the foreign language Oscar)

Tuesday 7 April – The Cow (A cult film of the Iranian new wave from Dariush Mehrjui)

Kindly supported by Film Hub North, the Film Audience Network and the National Lottery as part of Inclusive Cinema funding.