Hey, I'm Jalena!

Berkeley, California

Filmmaker - Director, Producer, Actor, Multitasker. Committed to uplifting the voices of women of color around the world through innovative and engaging narrative and documentary film. Co-founder of Blue Peel Productions, Director and Executive Producer of The Construct: Female Laborers and the Fight for Equality

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A Room Full of Nothing

Austin, Texas Film Feature
Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.

105%

This project got the green light!

Nonprofit Web Series

Portland, Oregon Series
Comedy, Drama

A girl on a mission in America's whitest city.

106%

This project got the green light!

The Last Clinics

McAllen, Texas Series
Documentary

"The Last Clinics" follows abortion clinics and communities at the center of the battle against reproductive rights.

100%

This project got the green light!

OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles, California Series
Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

Half the Picture

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary

HALF THE PICTURE is a feature documentary about working women directors in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

Building the American Dream

Austin, Texas Film Feature
Documentary

In the deadliest state for construction, undocumented workers fight for reform of the Texas industry while under the threat of deportation.

93%

This project got the green light!

The Construct: Female Laborers and the Fight for Equality

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) Film Feature
Documentary

The Construct gives a voice to the women physically constructing development in what has been one of the most isolated nations in the world.

85%

This project got the green light!

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