Ajyal Talks: When 1 Thousand > 1 Million. Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

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Katara Building 16 – Opera House
1 December / 7:30 pm

About the event

Omar Hussein is a Saudi public figure who specialises in digital media. He currently works with Syrian refugees through the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) as well as with AJ+, Al Jazeera’s online news and current affairs channel. A comedian, he wrote and presented the YouTube programmes ‘On the Go’ and ‘Truth Be Said’, and was the presenter of ‘Al Jami3a’ on television. Formerly, he held the position of CEO of U-Turn. He wears a red shoe. In this Ajyal Talk, he discusses the difference between passively watching and being affected by digital content – and how that content can spur people to action rather than simply gathering a larger viewership.

Thu, 1 Dec / 7:30 PM / Katara Building 16 – Opera House / free – Please reserve a ticket for admission

This programme is presented in Arabic with simultaneous English translation. Interpreters will be available for questions from the audience.