Yara Shahidi on Her Passions, Acting and Dreaming Big | Watch

BY Harper's BAZAAR Arabia / Sep 10 2020 / 11:00 AM

Bazaar goes behind the scenes at our September 2020 cover shoot and asks the actress, producer and activist a few questions about her dreams…

Yara Shahidi on Her Passions, Acting and Dreaming Big | Watch

Yara Shahidi, in her own words… The actor took some time out on set to discuss dreaming big, her passions, and how acting became the entry point to all her other interests with Bazaar.

Forces for good don’t come more powerful - or more inspiring - than this 20-year-old actor, activist and producer who even Oprah Winfrey wants to see become President one day. She speaks to Harper’s Bazaar Arabia about her Middle Eastern heritage, the US election, Chadwick Boseman’s legacy, and, most importantly, how we can re-write the history books to create a narrative that changes the future for the better.

Click here read the full interview.

Video directed by Sean Geisterfer.

Editor in Chief: Olivia Phillips. Photographer: Greg Swales. Stylist: Jason Bolden (JSN Studios). Fashion Director: Anna Castan. Make-Up Artist: Emily Cheng (The Wall Group). Hair Stylist: Fesa Nu. Jewellery: Tiffany And Co. Set Designer: Lucy Holt. Producer: Elle Hutchinson. Art Director: Oscar Yañez. Steadicam Operator: Ryan Murphy.

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