Photo credit: UN Women Singapore Committee

On 27 January 2015, discover or rediscover Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi’s first feature film, which was awarded the Jury Prize during the 2007 edition of the Cannes Film Festival. The UN Women Singapore Committee is organizing the screening and will also conduct a talk on the film.

Based on an autobiographic narrative, Persepolis gives a poignant account of the 1979 Iranian revolution, life of young Marjane under the new “Islamic Republic” of Iran, and her forced exile to Europe.

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