An illustrious panel comprising royalty and industry heavyweights attended the DIFF 2009 Cultural Bridge Panel last night (Dec. 13) at Madinat Arena.
Queen Noor Al Hussein of Jordan delivered the keynote speech accompanied by Julia Bacha, director of the Cultural Bridge Gala Film Budrus – which was screened immediately prior to the panel discussion, which starts at 7pm.
Hollywood producer Mike Medavoy and MIT Professor Rebecca Saxe joined the discussion to be moderated by Shamil Idriss.
The panel will analysed the role of the media in widening and uniting diverse cultures, and share cutting-edge research from the fields of neuro-science and social psychology, providing a unique forum for topical discussion. The Cultural Bridge encapsulates the central credo of DIFF – Bridging Cultures. Meeting Minds.