An Afternoon with Goh Nakamura

Japanese-born musician and filmmaker Goh Nakamura, a delegate of this year’s New American Filmmakers program at the Hawaii International Film Festival, sat down with Phuong Pham and Brian Cavanaugh of the Vilcek Foundation to talk about his background in music, filmmaking, and as an immigrant American.

Goh’s popularity launched on YouTube where his music videos were featured on the site's homepage and gained over a million views developing a worldwide fanbase. He now has almost 3,000 subscribers and 3 million views on his YouTube channel. In the film world, Goh is the star, co-writer and composer of Daylight Savings, the sequel to the 2011 film Surrogate Valentine. Check out the video below to learn about how this singer-songwriter became an actor and stick around for a special treat at the end of our interview!