"Refusers" from Eve Ensler's "I Am An Emotional Creature" performed by the Berkeley High School 2018 Vagina Monologues cast. Shot and edited by Jalena Keane-Lee
Social media edit of the Julia Morgan School for Girls 2018 Women of Courage panel. Local female leaders spoke to the JMSG middle schoolers about what courage meant to them. Produced, shot, and edited by Jalena Keane-Lee.
Short profile of Isha, a 14 year-old dancer with Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company. Directed, shot, and edited by Jalena Keane-Lee.
"Wa'a for Kohala" documents Hokani Maria's Running Strong for American Indian Youth Dreamstarter project to build a Wa'a with the keiki of Kohala. Directed and produced by Jalena Keane-Lee.
This viral video shuts down the problematic views of "feminist" writer Laura Kipnis on Title IX and sexual assault awareness activism. Directed, produced by and starring Jalena Keane-Lee.
"United, PERIOD" is a collaboration between United Period, and UnTabooed. This video serves as an absorption announcement and move towards uniting the non-profit period advocacy sector, and was produced and directed by Jalena Keane-Lee.
"No Program No Peace" gives voice to the students at Wellesley College advocating for a tenured Asian Americanist. "No Program No Peace" captures compelling student testimonial on the power and importance of Asian American Studies. The video won 2nd place in the Boston Asian Film Festival's Short Waves contest, and was produced and directed by Jalena Keane-Lee.
“Nadya for Cambridge City Council” is a collaboration with the wonderful Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman who is the founder and executive director of PERIOD. PERIOD is a global nonprofit that supplies menstrual products to homeless women. The video went vial with over 20,000 views in the first week. Directed and produced by Jalena Keane-Lee.
Video essay on Foucault's concept of disciplinary power. Edited together by Jalena Keane-Lee for a political theory course on the carceral state.
On our way to Yangon, Myanmar to shoot The Construct the team stopped in Singapore to get visas. Jalena Keane-Lee Directed and Produced this short about Singapore's Pink Dot Festival, a celebration of LGBTQA+ pride and human rights. This festival is especially poignant since same sex marriage is still illegal in Singapore and there are many cultural stigmas around homosexuality.
As Executive Producer and anchor, Jalena Keane-Lee curates content and oversee the pre-production and production processes. Wellesley College TV creates bi-monthly satire news episodes that explore current events in the broader world and on campus. For more episodes click here.
As a host of the international TV Show Eco Company Jalena Keane-Lee traveled across California interviewing environmental change makers for over 5 years. She helped to produce segments by scouting shooting locations, training new hosts, writing interview questions and researching stories. Click here for more Eco Company videos.
Jalena Keane-Lee speaking about the importance of public education for the Alameda School Board.
Jalena Keane-Lee was featured in this award winning documentary about Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, which she was a member of in high school. The film follows the company for one year of working together and creating their annual origional two-hour hip-hop, spoken-word, theater performance about social justice issues.