Illuminating Muslim Narratives

Tuesday, January 24, 4:30–6:00 p.m.

Filmmaker Lodge

550 Main St.

Popular culture can have a powerful impact on how we see and feel about each other. At this critical time, the entertainment industry has a tremendous opportunity to challenge bigotry and fear. Join the Muslim Public Affairs Council in this illuminating conversation with industry professionals—Muslim and non-Muslim—inviting filmmakers and creatives of all backgrounds to be an essential part of the solution by portraying authentic Muslim narratives and representing the Muslim experience with accuracy and understanding. Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council—Hollywood Bureau

Sue Obeidi, Director, Muslim Public Affairs Council - Hollywood Bureau

Ahmos Hassan, Producer, CEO of Chariot Entertainment
Malina Saval, Variety Features Editor
Karim Amer, Oscar-nominated Producer
Kamal Sinclair, Director, New Frontier Lab Programs, Sundance Institute

Panels are open to all Festival credential holders on a space-available basis.


Sue Obeidi
Ahmos Hassan
Malina Saval
Karim Amer
Kamal Sinclair
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