Muslims in Hollywood

Performance of ‘Cryin in the Streets’ by Artist Zeshan B

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On May 12, 2017 By MPAC
Zeshan B, a Chicago-based American Muslim artist, premiered his cover of this civil rights anthem just two days after the 'Muslim ban' was announced. His powerful rendition humanizes what so many marginalized communities are experiencing today. This song was released by American Songwriter Magazine and is available on YouTube. ---------- Watch all videos from the 2017 MPAC Media Awards playlist. http://bit.ly/2r2DPfo Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Hollywood Bureau. Subscribe to MPAC's channel http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Visit MPAC's website http://mpac.org Like MPAC on Facebook http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram http://instagram.com/mpac_national ---------- The MPAC Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to increase the number of authentic and humanizing stories of Muslims and Islam on film and TV by engaging the industry and developing relationships with studio executives, screenwriters, and filmmakers. We also work to nurture creative talent and connect American Muslims with industry professionals.
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Sue Obeidi from MPAC Hollywood Bureau – 2017 MPAC Media Awards

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On May 11, 2017 By MPAC
"As you know, as a nation, we have a lot at stake. But no matter what we will face, if we stick together to protect all communities, we will save the soul of America. Because our diversity IS the soul of America." - Sue Obeidi, Director, MPAC Hollywood Bureau ---------- Watch all videos from the 2017 MPAC Media Awards playlist. http://bit.ly/2r2DPfo Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Hollywood Bureau. Subscribe to MPAC's channel http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Visit MPAC's website http://mpac.org Like MPAC on Facebook http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram http://instagram.com/mpac_national ---------- The MPAC Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to increase the number of authentic and humanizing stories of Muslims and Islam on film and TV by engaging the industry and developing relationships with studio executives, screenwriters, and filmmakers. We also work to nurture creative talent and connect American Muslims with industry professionals.
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Ahmos Hassan from MPAC Hollywood Bureau – 2017 MPAC Media Awards

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On May 11, 2017 By MPAC
"Tonight is very different in the sense that it represents a change in the winds of our great country, and it does so fairly deeply and dramatically to the extent that it reminds us that our responsibility is greater than it ever has been." - Ahmos Hassan, Chair of MPAC's Hollywood Bureau ---------- Watch all videos from the 2017 MPAC Media Awards playlist. http://bit.ly/2r2DPfo Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Hollywood Bureau. Subscribe to MPAC's channel http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Visit MPAC's website http://mpac.org Like MPAC on Facebook http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram http://instagram.com/mpac_national ---------- The MPAC Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to increase the number of authentic and humanizing stories of Muslims and Islam on film and TV by engaging the industry and developing relationships with studio executives, screenwriters, and filmmakers. We also work to nurture creative talent and connect American Muslims with industry professionals.
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Joanna Natasegara accepting for The White Helmets – 2017 MPAC Media Awards

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On May 10, 2017 By MPAC
Joanna Natasegara, Producer of the Oscar-winning Documentary "The White Helmets" accepts MPAC's Media Award on behalf of the film. "For Orlando (von Einsiedel) and I, to receive a recognition of this kind particularly is amongst the highest achievements we could ever hope for as filmmakers." ---------- Watch all videos from the 2017 MPAC Media Awards playlist. http://bit.ly/2r2DPfo Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Hollywood Bureau. Subscribe to MPAC's channel http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Visit MPAC's website http://mpac.org Like MPAC on Facebook http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram http://instagram.com/mpac_national ---------- The MPAC Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to increase the number of authentic and humanizing stories of Muslims and Islam on film and TV by engaging the industry and developing relationships with studio executives, screenwriters, and filmmakers. We also work to nurture creative talent and connect American Muslims with industry professionals.
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Poorna Jagannathan accepting for The Night Of – 2017 MPAC Media Awards

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On May 10, 2017 By MPAC
Actress Poorna Jagannathan, who portrays Naz's mother Safar Khan in HBO's "The Night Of", shared her experience making the series and words of inclusion from writer, co-creator, and director Steven Zaillian. "We have to try harder to portray all vulnerable or maligned people with dignity, respect, and truth." ---------- Watch all videos from the 2017 MPAC Media Awards playlist. http://bit.ly/2r2DPfo Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Hollywood Bureau. Subscribe to MPAC's channel http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Visit MPAC's website http://mpac.org Like MPAC on Facebook http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram http://instagram.com/mpac_national ---------- The MPAC Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to increase the number of authentic and humanizing stories of Muslims and Islam on film and TV by engaging the industry and developing relationships with studio executives, screenwriters, and filmmakers. We also work to nurture creative talent and connect American Muslims with industry professionals.
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Mark Gonzales accepting for The Amplifier Foundation – 2017 MPAC Media Awards

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On May 10, 2017 By MPAC
Amplifier Foundation artist and poet Mark Gonzales shared the message that drives their "We the People" campaign. "We must defend dignity. We must be greater than fear. We must protect each other. We the resilient have been here before, and in order to get where we need to go, we must be indivisible." ---------- Watch all videos from the 2017 MPAC Media Awards playlist. http://bit.ly/2r2DPfo Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Hollywood Bureau. Subscribe to MPAC's channel http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Visit MPAC's website http://mpac.org Like MPAC on Facebook http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram http://instagram.com/mpac_national ---------- The MPAC Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to increase the number of authentic and humanizing stories of Muslims and Islam on film and TV by engaging the industry and developing relationships with studio executives, screenwriters, and filmmakers. We also work to nurture creative talent and connect American Muslims with industry professionals.
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Illuminating Muslim Narratives | MPAC & Sundance panel

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On February 21, 2017 By MPAC
What will it take for Muslims to have a seat at the table in the entertainment industry? How can our own participation in storytelling transform the narratives around Muslims and the way we are perceived? This empowering discussion at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival dives deep into these questions and provides insightful paths toward inclusion. Panelists include: Malina Saval, Features Editor, Variety; Karim Amer, Oscar-nominated Producer, The Square; Kamal Sinclair, Director, New Frontier Lab Programs at Sundance Institute; Ahmos Hassan, Producer, CEO of Chariot Entertainment. Presented by the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Hollywood Bureau and the Sundance Institute. Subscribe to MPAC's channel: http://bit.ly/MPACYouTube Visit MPAC's website: http://mpac.org Like MPAC on Facebook: http://fb.com/mpacnational Follow MPAC on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mpac_national Follow MPAC on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mpac_national ----- The MPAC Hollywood Bureau serves as a bridge between the Muslim community and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to increase the number of authentic and humanizing stories of Muslims and Islam on film and TV by engaging the industry and developing relationships with studio executives, screenwriters, and filmmakers. We also work to nurture creative talent and connect American Muslims with industry professionals.
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