Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Virtual Showcase

VC x Youth FX presents: The Future is NeXt + Q&A

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These films are available for viewing from Friday, May 1st at 7pm PT to Friday, May 29th at 7pm PT. Livestreams are also available to watch on the Visual Communications Youtube Channel and the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Facebook page!

STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS follows Native Hawaiian mother-daughter activists as they stand to protect their sacred mountain Mauna Kea from the building of the world's largest telescope.


Co-presented with: Pacific Islanders in Communications, Youth FX


  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
    English, Olelo Hawai'i
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Jalena Keane-Lee
  • Producer
    Amber Espinosa-Jones, Pualani Case, Jalena Keane-Lee
  • Editor
    Diana Diroy, Jalena Keane-Lee