Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 9:30 PM
NAILED IT – In virtually every city, state and strip mall across the U.S., women get their nails done in salons likely owned by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. How did this community come to dominate an $8 billion dollar nail economy? Nailed It is the acclaimed feature documentary about the genesis and culture of the Vietnamese nail industry. It premiered premiered on PBS in May 2019 and is the highest streamed film of the America Reframed series. Nailed It takes viewers from Los Angeles to The Bronx to meet the diverse people and relationships behind this booming and enigmatic trade. Nailed It uncovers the real history of the Vietnamese nail salon!
Director Adele Pham is an activist and filmmaker, with experience in all aspects of documentary production. Her next feature, State of Oregon, documents the 2016 murder of Larnell Bruce Jr. by a white supremacist in Gresham, Oregon as a touchstone to the state’s founding as a separatist white homeland a century and a half earlier. A short film by the same name was released by Field Of Vision in 2017 and has been viewed over 187K times.
—Director: Adele Pham. 2018. United States. 60 min.
BxFW SHORTS | CORTOS:
- MILK – January 1945: on a lonely farm in coastal New Zealand, a young widow confronts two crewmen from a German submarine who have come ashore on a secret mission – to get fresh milk. —Director: Pennie Hunt. 2019. New Zealand. 16 min.
- BROKEN – A young couple struggle to remain connected through mental illness. —Director: Jennifer Kidd. 2018. UK. 5 min.
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Bronx Film Wednesdays (BxFW) screens new, little-seen, and standout indie films that you will love! Travel the world and open your mind to stories as wild and from as far as the imagination can go — romance, comedy, action, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, thriller, drama, music, sports, animation, documentary, and more! Carefully selected to illustrate cultural, aesthetic, and geographic diversity. Series curated by filmmaker Melisa Ramos. BxFW goes digital in partnership with BronxNet Community Television, bringing our monthly screenings online and to public access television.