Above: Promotional graphic from the film "Persepolis". Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Friday Talking Pictures: "Persepolis"
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
In this film, a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl coming-of-age during the Islamic Revolution. Part of Friday Talking Pictures, a world-spanning monthly celebration of contemporary and classic cinema viewed on a wide silver screen.
June spotlights five inventive films featuring outsiders who reflect the theme of social displacement found in the three books: "Sky of Red Poppies" (Zoe Ghahremani), "Moloka’i" (Alan Brennert), and "Into the Beautiful North" (Luis Alberto Urrea), all 2012 One Book, One San Diego selections.
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