Jessica Chen Drammeh
Jessica earned a B.F.A. in Film and Television Production from New York University with a minor in Africana Studies. Her short film, Jimi’s Blues, was awarded a Warner Brothers Post-Production Grant and screened at festivals nationwide and on television. Prior credits and work experience includes Thomas Allen Harris’ E Minha Cara/That’s My Face, distributor Kino International, art house cinema Film Forum, and the IFP/New York. She was also a juror for the Roy Dean Video Grant. Drammeh brings a unique perspective to Anomaly from her extensive involvement in the mixed race community. She has been a guest lecturer, panelist, moderator and organizer for dozens of discussions about multiethnic issues at colleges, universities and community settings nationwide. She is eager to build a body of work telling the stories of communities of color.
“What are you? “Where are you from?” Imagine being asked these questions all of your life by complete strangers and friends alike. This is the experience of many people of mixed race heritage living in America. video