persepolis2.jpgAWN has an in-depth article which focuses on how Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novels were brought to life in the award winning film Persepolis. The article examines how the novels were adapted to create a black-and-white animated film that stands apart and follows the filmmakers journey from defining the design of the film to finding distributors and the film’s unexpected success and critical-acclaim. In addition to this, AWN also has an extensive interview with the creators of the film Persepolis wherein they talk about fundamentalism, growing up in Iran, and the unexpected success of their groundbreaking film.