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In a colorful fusion of food and cultures, East Side Sushi introduces us to Juana, a working-class single mom who can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. 

After landing a job at a local Japanese restaurant, she discovers a whole new world far-removed from everything she has ever known.

Intrigued by the food, she eventually learns on her own to make a multitude of sushi. When she is not allowed to work there as a sushi chef, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery, determined to not let anyone stop her from achieving her dream.


Directed by Anthony Lucero.

Cast: Diana Elizabeth Torres, Yutaka Takeuchi, Rodrigo Duarte Clark, Kaya Jade Aguirre, Roji Oyama, Miyoko Sakatani.



12 Awards including Best Feature, Best Screenplay and Audience Award.            

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