Jennifer's background is in broadcast news, including six years in Hong Kong where she worked in news and entertainment. In addition to this film, she also produces corporate videos and documentaries for individuals and families. She is based in New York City.
Linda directed “The Cats of Mirikitani” which was broadcast nationally on the PBS series “Independent Lens”, toured several countries theatrically, and won awards in more than 30 film festivals around the world. Her editing work has been broadcast on PBS, A&E, TCM, The Sundance Channel and in many theatrical venues and festivals worldwide.
Henry lives in Chicago. His work focuses on science, nature, and technical illustrations for children’s educational products.
Jeremy is a pianist working primarily in jazz. Minneapolis is his home base but he performs nationally to pursue broader avenues for his compositions, including choral music and big band.
Nahid graduated from Berklee College of Music in film scoring and performance. In addition to composing music, she also enjoys singing and acting in New York City.
Brittany is a recent graduate from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She has a strong passion for film and the art of storytelling. She loves to help others see and display their visions. She also has a strong passion for film/art festivals as she ran and assisted with the NYU Diversity Art Festival and the Fusion Film Festival.
Rick Ebihara, Wayland Quintero and Perry Yung ingeniously fuse puppetry, guitars, drums and percussion, voice, and bamboo flutes into dynamic, engaging storytelling performance about the American diaspora. "Three extremely talented young Asian American men." - the New York Times.
Their 2000 hit "It's Tough Being Corky Lee" is highlighted in the film.
Known as Yellow Pearl, this group was a popular 1970s grassroots folk band that wrote songs about identity, war & culture during the Asian American Movement. On February 15, 1972, the trio's live performance was introduced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the Michael Douglas Show.
In the film, you'll hear their hits "Free the Land," "We are the Children," and "Warriors of the Rainbow."
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