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Iran:Persepolis pulled from Bangkok Film Festival

Categories: East Asia, Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Thailand, Arts & Culture, Film, Migration & Immigration, Politics

Cityboy informs [1] us that the Bangkok International Film Festival dropped Marjan Satrapi's prize-winning animated movie,Persepolis [2].The blogger says Iranian embassy in Thailand announced that Festival managers responded positively to a request from the Iranian Embassy in Bangkok.The movie [3]follows Satrapi's life through the 1979 Islamic revolution,war and mass executions.