Bassem Youssef
Yehia Elzeiny

Bassem Youssef

Presented by
Mission Creek Festival
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 7:30 pm

Part of Embracing Complexity

From 2011 to 2014, Bassem Youssef hosted the satirical news program Al-Bernameg (The Show) in Egypt, earning a reputation as that country’s Jon Stewart. Named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2013, the physician turned comedian and critic now lives in the United States where he continues to shine a light on global issues with thoughtful, hilarious commentary.

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