About the film
We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and will be discussing the movie East Side Sushi. The movie follows an immigrant single mother who, disenfranchised by her regular life, decides to take a chance working at a Japanese restaurant and realize her dream to become a sushi chef to provide a better future to her family.
Here is a link to the trailer: https://youtu.be/HPM0NCe9dIU
How to view the film
You will need your Broward County Library card to view the movie. If you don’t have one, please apply for one here
You can find this film in Broward County Library's Kanopy collection: https://www.kanopy.com/en/browardlibrary/video/518478
About the moderator
Professor Tas Salini. Professor Salini is a producer, writer and director with over 24 years of film industry experience. He has directed over 110 music videos that have aired on MTV (USA & Europe), BET and cable and satellite channels worldwide. He has produced and directed seven documentaries including A 20 Year Journey featuring the Grammy winning band Inner Circle and the award winning documentary The Pan Am Story which aired on PBS. Further, Salini produced, wrote and directed the romantic comedy Gringo Wedding, a feature film released domestically and distributed internationally.
He has taught photography, film/video production in England and Austria and currently teaches Film Appreciation and Film History at Broward College.
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