Elias is a British-Moroccan writer and filmmaker; he lives in Folkestone, Kent, with his wife and two daughters.
Elias’s recent film projects has received support from the BFI Network and the SAFAR Arab Film Development Programme. He is currently developing a collection of short stories concerned with themes of cultural margins and liminalities. Elias has a wide-ranging experience behind the scenes in the film and television industry, working for filmmakers such as Ken Loach and Joanna Hogg. He hopes to use his confluence of experiences to tell stories that offer a deeper understanding of the multiplicity of Arab and working-class identities.
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Read Elias’s article for the New Statesman here.