Future Rock Stars of America

Hungry to be heard, a group of Asian American artists build a platform for their voice and their community. Featuring Far East Movement and Nemo.

A short documentary by Grace “Peachies” Su.


Interviewed Artists (in order of appearance)
Yong Kim (Yongstar), Jae Choung (J Splif), James Roh (Prohgress), Abe Chong, Sunn Wee, Kevin Nishimura (Kev Nish), and Daniel “DPD” Park.

Featured Music
“WESTERN” performed by Far East Movement and Mike C.
“ON THE ROAD AGAIN” performed by Far East Movement and Ken Oak.
“KNOCK KNOCK” performed by Far East Movement.
“DIY” performed by Nemo.
“FUTURE ROCKSTARS OF AMERICA” performed by Far East Movement and Nemo. Remixed by Bak.

Special Thanks
Abe Chong, Abe Ferrer, Andrew Ryu, Anson Ho, Burning Tree Project, Carl Choi, Catch Music Group, Chan, Charles Ling, Chris Ramos, Christine Kim, Cliff Song, Daniel E. Cho, Daniel Park, Eddie Han, Emily Reyes, Eugene Oak, Evan J. Leong, Far East Movement, Hapa, Hosanna Wong, Jae Choung, James Roh, Jin tha MC, Julie Cho, Ken Oak, Kevin Nishimura, Larry Andrews, Leizel Olegario, Leslie Ito, L.S. Kim, Michael Bak, Mike Li, Miranda Wang, Monroe St., Nemo, Nellie Kim, Nicole Ling, Paul Sun, Pearl Suh, Phoenix Liao, R.E.H.A.B. Projects, Stefon Taylor, Sunn Wee, Trin Monster, Yong Kim, the good people at Visual Communications, Armed With a Camera 2005, my family, and God!

Screening History

11/11/06 – Reel Slug Film Fest (LA)
Los Angeles, CA – Echo Park Film Center

10/25/06, 10/28/06 – Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival
Honolulu, HI – Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18
“DisORIENTation” Shorts Program

5/9/06 – 3rd Annual Asian American Association Film Festival
Davis, CA – University of California, Davis

4/29/06 – Korean Student Association Culture Show
Berkeley, CA – University of California, Berkeley

4/14/06 – Current TV
Greenlit for broadcast on Current TV network – VC2 Top Contender

3/17/06 – San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
San Francisco, CA – Kabuki 8 Theatres
Opened for feature documentary, NO SLEEP TIL SHANGHAI

2/19/06 – DisOrient Asian American Film Festival
Eugene, OR – Lane County Fairgrounds
“Rebels and Growing Pains” Program

2/8/06 – San Francisco Korean American Film Festival
San Francisco, CA – August Coppola Theatre
“Korean American Media Arts” Program

11/3/05 – Korean School
Monterey, CA – Defense Language Institute

10/3/05 – Asian Pacific Student Alliance meeting
San Diego, CA – San Diego State University

9/29/05, 10/2/05 – San Diego Asian Film Festival
San Diego, CA – UltraStar AZN/Cox Theatre 6, Brickstone Salon @ Doubletree Hotel
“Urban Legends” Program

5/26/05 – “Raising May: An Asian American Showcase”
La Jolla, CA – Porter’s Pub / University of California, San Diego

5/25/05 – Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Santa Cruz, CA – University of California, Santa Cruz
Keynote Event @ UCSC

5/15/05 – 1st Annual AA/PI “Video Slam”
Santa Cruz, CA – University of California, Santa Cruz

5/3/05 – VC FilmFest: The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA – Aratani/Japan America Theatre
“VC Digital Posse: Class of 05” aka “Armed With a Camera” Program

A Visual Communications Production in association with PEACHiES.net for ARMED WITH A CAMERA 2005.

Major funding for this program was generously provided by the California Community Foundation, Workplace Hollywood, and ABC Entertainment.

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