East Side Sushi

Thurs., Oct. 22, 2015, at 7:30pm
The Nomad Playhouse, 1410 Quince Avenue, Boulder

Anthony Lucero (Director)
USA, English, Color, 90 minutes
Introduction by Anthony Lucero
Sponsored by Northeast Seafood Products

Juana, a working-class Latina single mother, is the main character in this dramedy. Juana lands a position as a kitchen assistant at a local Japanese restaurant, where she discovers an entirely new world of cuisine and culture and makes a friend.

While working in the restaurant, Juana secretly observes the sushi chefs and eventually teaches herself to make sushi. Her dream of becoming a sushi chef nearly becomes derailed by gender and cultural discrimination but her determination propels her to keep trying to fulfill her dreams.

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