The film is an inspirational story of a young woman with a dream of being an architect who feels helpless when her mother gets sick. She hears the words of Michelle Obama where she eventually has the will to push through in order to execute her dreams.
Kalia Jones further explained to The Santa Clarita Valley Signal, “It’s about a girl who is trying to become an architect, but as she’s trying to reach her goal, a bunch of obstacles are getting in her way, so she tries to overcome those obstacles to reach her goal.”
In the beginning of September 2020, Kalia announced via Instagram that the film would be a part of the selection of LA Shorts International Film Festival.
The Power of Hope is preparing to premiere at the Urbanworld Film Festival, as well. Kalia is currently a candidate for Time magazine’s Kid of the Year.
Kalia spends most of her time between school, film-making, playing piano & flute, gymnastics, and as a member of the district honor’s band first chair flute. Kalia is a gymnast who trained with the former U.S. Olympian, Chris Waller. Her free time is spent looking up female figures such as Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, and many more while creating inspirational animated films.
Jones co-wrote her film’s theme song with Ben Franklin and financially provided for her own project by recycling and working as many jobs as she could at the time.
Although it seemed like a wonderful journey she had many closed doors due to her youthful age but Jones didn’t allow that to deter her from achieving her dream to succeed.
Kalia Love Jones is a young woman striving to motivate young Black girls to dream and do anything they want if they put their mind to it.
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