Teen Movie Night

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Thursday, September 26, 2013, 06:00pm

Chosen by the ALA (American Library Association) as a 2009 YALSA (Young Adult Library Association) Awards winner in the category of “Fabulous Films for Young Adults", Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis is a 2007 French animated film based on the popular autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The story follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution. The graphic novel itself was included in YALSA's "Ultimate YA Bookshelf" list identifying it as a must-have material for teens, and the book and film have both won countless other awards! This showing will present the English language version of the film. Free popcorn will be provided to all who attend! Teens 13 to 18 years of age must bring a signed permission slip to attend. Permission slips can be obtained at the library front desk. Parents may also choose to preview this movie by checking it out from the library in advance of September 26th to determine if this film is appropriate for their teens.