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Information about Iran

  • ICA - The World Fact Book: Iran – "The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map."
  • Iran: World News -The Guardian – is the online presence of The Guardian newspaper. The paper was founded in 1821 and has a long history of editorial and political independence. The site provides a range of coverage: political news from inside and outside of Iran as well as cultural and human-interest infomation in commentary, video and blogs.
  • United Nations – View a map of Iran (PDF)

Videos related to the film Persepolis

  • Marjane Satrapi LinkTV – Marjane Satrapi discusses the film adaptation of her graphic novel Persepolis.
  • Marjane Satrapi: "Persepolis" a pro-Iranian humanist tale – IFC News coverage of the 2007 New York Film Festival Press Conference for the animated adapatation of the graphic novel "Persepolis." Writer/Director Marjane Satrapi responds to critics who have labeled her graphic novel and film "anti-Iranian" and explains how her story encourages humanism and international understanding.
  • PERSEPOLIS trailer – The trailer for the 2007 film Persepolis