Persepolis: Film Guide





Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Persepolis (2007), a brililantly funny graphic novel adaptation about a rebellious young girl's experience of revolutionary Iran in the 20th century.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Citizenship, History and Religious Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding law and order, campaigns and revolutions, democracy, family, growing up, historical periods, graphic novels/comics, and Middle Eastern countries.

This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • History
  • Twentieth Century
  • World History
  • Moving Image Arts
  • Religious Education
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy

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