East Side Sushi

Written & Directed by Anthony Lucero

Screening at next month’s Hola Mexico Film Festival is East Side Sushi, directed by NALIP Member Anthony Lucero.  East Side Sushi has won 5 Audience Awards, a Best Screenplay Award and a Jury Award for Best Feature. Catch it May 9th and 13th!

Years of working in the food industry have made Juana’s hands fast—very fast. Forced to give up her fruit-vending cart in order to find a more secure job, Juana lands a position as a kitchen assistant at a local Japanese restaurant. While working in the restaurant’s kitchen, Juana secretly observes the sushi chefs and eventually teaches herself to make a multitude of sushi. Eventually she attempts to become a sushi chef, but is unable to, because she is the “wrong” race and gender.

 Out in cinemas September 18th, 2015

 Friday 18th, Cinepolis Pico Rivera 7:15pm

Saturday 19th, Laemmle Noho 7, 7:00pm

Sunday 20th, AMC Monterey Park 3:00pm

Sunday 20th, Sundance Sunset 7:00pm




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