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Film Screening and Discussion: Persepolis
August 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pmFree
LA HABRA– Film screening and discussion of the film Persepolis which tells the story Marjane Satrapi’s experiences of childhood in late 1970s Iran, as well as stories of navigating the multiple cultural contexts that shape her adult identity. With a grant from California Humanities, the La Habra Library proudly introduces the second film in the series: DISMANTLING ARCHETYPES: BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS THROUGH FILM. The La Habra Library presents film professors, historians, directors and artists who discuss films covering race, ethnicity and gender identity to encourage dialogue about these important issues. Tavleen Kaur, a PhD candidate in Visual Studies at the University of California, Irvine, will facilitate a discussion of the film Persepolis. This movie brings Marjane Satrapi’s experiences of childhood in late 1970s Iran, as well as stories of navigating the multiple cultural contexts that shape her adult identity. Light Refreshments Provided. Sunday, August 27, 2017, 2 pm @ La Habra Library – Community Room La Habra Branch Library 221 E. La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631 Attendance is Free. Parking is in front of the Library. For more information, go to www.ocpl.org/libloc/habra/calendar, or contact David Elliott, Library Assistant, 562-694-0078, firstname.lastname@example.org. DISMANTLING ARCHETYPES: BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS THROUGH FILM is supported by California Humanities’ Humanities for All Quick Grant. To find out more about Humanities for All Quick Grants, please visit our webpage HERE.