Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael graduated from Chicago State University with a BA in Communications, Media Arts and Theatre. In addition to producing and directing independent projects for over 10 years, Eliyannah has worked on films and episodic material for Sony, FOX, NBC, HBO, Lionsgate, ABC/Disney, and Warner Brothers among others including “Divergent”, “Empire”, “Westworld”, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”, “Ford v Ferrari” and “The Glorias”. She’s a Black girl from the south side of Chicago who was supposed to stay inside her box. Instead, she decided to dream big and change the world through visual storytelling.
When her brother, Mikkey, leaves his restaurant in her charge to take advantage of an opportunity out of town, Kimmy learns the hard way what leadership and life are all about. Come get an early preview of the unfinished film and join the Q&A with the director of the film Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael.