by Javier Briones, Hart Perez, Chase Azimi, Xuanhao Hu, Benjamin Goldberg and Wenting Deng
What is rock music? Who makes it and where does it come from? Made in China is a ground breakingrockumentary that offers its viewers a backstage pass into the unexplored rock and roll subculture of Shanghai. By following the personal and professional lives of a colorful cast of local Chinese musicians, including J. Lee from the band Triple Smash, Made in China navigates the cultural, economic, and political struggles facing every rock artist working in Shanghai today. From the film’s epic rock ballads, to its intimate on-camera confessions, Made in China demonstrates the cross-cultural appeal of rock music and proves that rock cannot be confined to any one language or culture.
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