Persepolis review
Review

Persepolis review

By Aleksandra Piotrow 9/10 Describing Persepolis as an autobiography of Marjane Satrapi’s life during the Islamic Revolution in comic strip form would be very simplistic. The book is so much more than just a memoir of a 10-year-old girl witnessing the overthrow of the Shah’s regime and life in Iran following the revolution. This inspirational … Continue reading

What Happened, Miss Simone? review
Review

What Happened, Miss Simone? review

By Gabriela Fernández 8/10 The American scenery in the 1940s showed racial segregation where social roles for white and black people were well-defined. Feminism was barely discussed by the population, leaving women with a minor role, usually that of housewives or, if black, housemaids. In this unfavourable environment in which women and African-Americans had to live, … Continue reading