Marjane Satrapi's artistic and political activism, highlighted in the French Media
payvand / Darius KADIVAR

"I'm an artist not a politician. Politicians have very easy answers

to complicated questions. I have very complicated answers

to what they consider easy questions."

         Marjane Satrapi (about the underlying message in her

Award Winning film Persepolis) 

On 16th of June, 2009, Invited by European Green Party Deputy and Iconic figurehead of France's May 68 Revolution Daniel-Cohn Bendit, Marjane Satrapi and fellow colleague, Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, joined their voice at the European Parliament to denounce what they called a "COUP" conducted by Iran's President and Spiritual Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei against the Popular Vote of the Iranian People at Large. In front of the International Press conveyed to European Parliament in Brussels, <... >>>

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