Inspired by historical events
In April 1942, months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, coastal Californians are rife with mounting fears of another attack. Following a string of bizarre sightings of unidentified aircraft over Los Angeles, a journalist reluctantly teams up with a Japanese-American photographer, determined to uncover the mystery behind the sightings.

The Lights Above is a USC MFA thesis short film written and directed by Luke J. Salewski.
It is a fictionalized story inspired by the "Great LA Air Raid" that occurred on February 25, 1942.

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