Hanadi Elyan, an Arab filmmaker, recently graduated with a masters degree in directing from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
She makes independent films focussing on Arab women and the social issues facing marginalized communities from a female perspective. She has been recognized with a number of awards. Hanadi is a rising star in Hollywood and joined me to discuss her degree, career and aspirations.
Broadcast: BBC 5 Live's Up All Night with Rhod Sharp - June 25, 2019