A Conversation with Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil

Date: Sunday, 6/11

For nearly 20 years, producers, collaborators, and spouses Mara-Brock Akil and Salim Akil have brought their unique points of view to iconic series like Girlfriends, The Game, and Being Mary Jane, culminating in the creation of their own creative brand: Akil Productions. Now, join us for a one-on-one conversation with Mara and Salim as they discuss their partnership as writer/director (respectively), the creative voice and direction behind Akil Productions, and their new CW series DC Comics’ Black Lightning.

Panelists: Mara Brock Akil (Writer/Creator/EP), Salim Akil (Director/EP)
Moderator: Sarah Rodman (LA Times)