Film of the Fortnight: Persepolis

Persepolis (2007) Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud Persepolis is a French-Iranian animated film written and directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud. It is based on Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel of the same name and depicts her childhood and young adulthood in Tehran and Vienna against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution. Persepolis beautifully balances political and personal issues, historical events and everyday occurrences,…

Continue Reading

Blue Bird Festival 2014 | Porgy & Bess Club, Vienna, Austria – Nov. 20, 2014

This November I left Moscow for a wonderful trip to Austria and the UK. I had the chance to attend several concerts, exhibitions and festivals along the way. I’m happy to share my journey with you here! Blue Bird Festival (20.11.2014) Vienna, Austria was my first stop. It was a cold evening in Vienna, so…

Continue Reading