When the system fails her family, Trayvia seeks her own form of justice.
ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Tonya McCornell is a director who writes and produces a lot of her own content. Her work showcases strong female characters while shedding light on social issues as they relate to the human experience. Her recently released short film Too Much Love is being used in partnership with AIDS Healthcare Foundation as a PSA about HIV awareness. McCornell’s short film Trayvia was named to honor Trayvon Martin and it is being called “a visceral response to police brutality”. Her upcoming short film Tainted sheds light on the effects of mothers battling depression and PTSD after facing trauma. McCornell is also developing a dramedy feature film about surviving divorce called Getting Help . She started the Moms Network for New York Women in Film & Television and she is an active member of The Black TV & Film Collective.