Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a Friday Night In Film. Join Karen to watch EAST SIDE SUSHI.
This critically acclaimed indie favorite was the winner of awards at 9 different film festivals, including Best Narrative Feature at SF Indie Fest.
Single mom Juana can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. After working at a fruit-vending cart for years, she decides to take a job at a local Japanese restaurant. Intrigued by the food, she learns to make a multitude of sushi on her own. Eventually, she attempts to become a sushi chef but is unable to because she is the ‘wrong’ race and gender. Against all odds, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery, determined to not let anyone stop her from achieving her dream.
Discussion of the movie to follow.
This film is in English. and is 107 minutes long.
You can join the zoom gathering at https://bit.ly/film10-8
and watch the shared screen or watch on your own through Kanopy and join the discussion following the film.