Elle Kurancid

Elle Kurancid is an independent writer and editor based in the Mediterranean region. In recent years, she has collaborated with multiple documentarians from the MENA region and Europe on deep dives about Yemen’s enduring spirits, Egypt’s counterrevolutionary forces, America’s forever wars, France’s unwelcome refugees, Greece’s migratory landscapes, among other critical topics. She co-wrote the National Geographic Society–funded short films Above the Law (2019) and Killing the Messengers (2020). Her website is www.ellekurancid.com.