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Directors Kyung Lee and DJ Nyce

Photo by Joe Harrison III



Director / Cinematographer / Editor

Hailing from Yokohama, Japan, Kyung Lee is a filmmaker/editor based in Oakland, California. She is drawn to eccentric characters who go against the flow and she explores radical ideas that are out of this world. On We R Here, Kyung worked with DJ to record his life, providing him with a cellphone, basic film training and production strategy. She has edited numerous documentary films and is currently venturing into creating animation. For more information about her, please visit her website.


Director / Cinematographer

Born in Oakland, raised in San Leandro, California, James Goodwin aka DJ Nyce is a former football player and musician who’s seen it all. In collaboration with Kyung Lee, We R Here is his directorial debut and a true labor of love. DJ collaborated with Kyung to record his life using a cell phone camera. The look is gritty, raw, and in your face, but hella real and powerfully human. Currently attending community college, his dream is to become a radio personality.



Daniel Baum is a producer, an attorney and homeless outreach volunteer, who has been working with the unhoused community for more than 8 years. Daniel and Kyung, met DJ Nyce while doing homeless outreach. He worked with DJ and the rest of the production team in numerous ways during production and post-production.


Executive Producer

Kim Anno is an artist, an educator, a filmmaker, and a LGBTQ activist. Kim is a social practice artist whose films and other artwork promote LGBTQ rights and human equality. Here, Kim played an essential role by devising the strategy to equip DJ with a cellphone and to involve him more fully in the filmmaking process. Kim is currently in production of her documentary feature about the LGBTQ movement in Cuba, ¡Quba!, edited and co-produced by Kyung Lee.

The production of this film is supported by

The Robertson Family Foundation

The City of Oakland Cultural Program

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