Reyna Amaya

Reyna Amaya is a comedian, actress, and voiceover artist from Oakland, CA. She has rocked stages from the San Francisco Punchline to the Nokia Theater in LA for BET Weekend with Cedric the Entertainer. Reyna has performed and appeared on Bounce TV network's Brkdwn, Magic Johnson's AspireTV's WE GOT NEXT, and Russell Simmons' All Def Digital series Professor White. She is currently starring as the lead actor in the political comedy web series The North Pole.

Presentations from Facing Race 2018

The North Pole

The award-winning show follows three best friends born and raised in North Oakland, CA who fight, dream, and plot hilarious schemes to remain rooted as their neighborhood becomes a hostile environment. Facing both urban displacement and environmental calamity, they combat evil landlords, crazy geoengineering plots, and ultimately each other.

Featuring post-screening conversation with filmmaker Josh Healy, actress Reyna Amaya, Forward Together’s Kemi Alabi, and NESRI’s Cathy Albisa.

Speakers: Josh Healey, Reyna Amaya, Kemi Alabi, Catherine Albisa