Author Marjane Satrapi studied at Tehran’s Lycée Français and continued her education in Vienna. Her celebrated book Persepolis tells the story of her upbringing and the effect of the Islamic Revolution on Iranians. After the 2009 reelection of Ahmadinejad, Satrapi joined with Mohsen Makhmalbaf to urge European governments to support the Green Movement. Satrapi lives in France where she makes films in both French and Farsi.

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