b.b. araya

maker of film-like things

B.B. Araya is a first-generation writer, filmmaker, and improviser based in Austin, TX.

Her short film series, We Are, will be streaming on Sundays on YouTube.com/IssaRae starting October 1st.

Her short film Beta premiered in Issa Rae's YouTube series #ShortFilmSundays in March 2017.

Her film Mostly Time premiered at Babesfest during SXSW in 2016 at the Salvage Vanguard Theater. Michelle Obama was at a restaurant across the street at the time of the film's premiere and that's clearly a sign from the universe.

She's interned for various film focused companies including Richard Linklater's Detour Filmproduction. 

Read more about Araya on Afropunk, NaturallyCurly,  Thoughts Caught in My Fro, and Babesfest