In 2016, MOST and the Writers Guild Foundation co-hosted a lively panel discussion on how well-informed storytelling can promote understanding. Panelist included Arab satirist Bassem Youssef, Egyptian film star Khaled Abol Naga, screenwriter Emily V. Gordon (The Big Sick) and former WGA president and Tyrant showrunner Chris Keyser.
Here’s a short version of the SRO panel discussion co-hosted on October 13th by the Writers Guild Foundation and MOST. At this often hilarious, thought-provoking evening, famous Arab satirist Bassem Youssef and Egyptian film star Khaled Abol Naga joined American screenwriter Emily V. Gordon and Past WGA President and “Tyrant” show runner Chris Keyser to discuss how well-informed storytelling can promote understanding, while still delivering first-rate film and series TV comedy and drama:
Introduced by Michael Wolfe, Co-Director of MOST
Moderated by Ambassador Cynthia Schneider, Co-Director of MOST
The full-length panel can be viewed here: