Maya Katherine Cooper

Maya has been working in the film industry since 2016. She has written and directed previous short films with her most recent project being a web series; ‘Controversy’, which was produced with support from the National Youth Theatre. Maya has a very personal connection to the story, Moishe Gralnick is her great-great grandfather, his perseverance in keeping his faith has led to her continuing Jewish Identity. She wants to tell her family’s story.

The experience of profoundly stressful, frightening, or distressing events can leave lasting scars. Traumatic scars…