Illuminating Muslim Narratives | MPAC & Sundance panel

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.

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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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