Alana Marie

Alana Marie, MSW

Storytellerwww.iamalanamarie.com 

Alana Marie is a filmmaker, community builder, and digital content creator. Her passion stems from her belief in everyone having a story, everything having a meaning, and every experience serving a purpose. Alana recently completed her first short documentary, The Kinloch Doc, which screened at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, St. Louis International Film Festival and the Benton Park Film Festival. She is currently producing and directing the feature length of the documentary. In addition to film, Alana is a college access advocate exposing first-gen and underrepresented youth to college, a community builder in overlooked and neglected neighborhoods in St. Louis, and a freelance writer whose work has been published on several known online publications including Blavity, xoNecole, The Root, and Delux Magazine.