Still, We Persist Episode 21: Iyanna Films

In this episode, we chat with Iyanna Blackburn who is an inspiring third-year double major in Film & Media Studies and African American Studies at the University of California Irvine. Iyanna recently Directed and Produced ‘The 2%: Navigating UCI as a Black Student’ which you can watch here:

The documentary encompasses the interpersonal stories of what it is like to navigate the UCI campus as a Black student given that the black demographic on campus is less than two percent. With her goals of creating positive and unique representation for black people in film, Iyanna likes to write screenplays that explore the beauty of black life. Iyanna’s career goal is to be a writer & director for television and film.

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