East Side Sushi Synopsis
This festival winning film and audience favorite introduces us to Juana, a determined single-mother in her quest to breakthrough the barriers of tradition and culture to pursue her dream of becoming a sushi chef.
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Movie Reviews

Everything about this movie was great!

By amillerbacon
This was a completely enjoyable movie. The script was well written, the acting was superb, and the cinematography was great. Even the sound, which sometimes suffers outside of Hollywood, was...

Beautiful, honest, feel good movie!

By NeoSquonk
I will admit upfront that I'm biased in my positive review of the movie. I live in Oakland, but for me this was the first movie that realistically portrays the Oakland that I live in. The characters...


By homegrownfilms
I watch ALOT of films and it's not everyday that a film stays with me long after I see it, but this one did. I'm so glad my wife convinced me to see it. It's a film that has no explosions, no car...

Great movie, loved it!!!

By oliveoil438

Pure Enjoyment

By swalker5801
It is so wonderful to see a film that is uplifting and inspiring. This film was made on a minuscule budget. My compliments to all involved in putting this delightful film together....

Ciluture can be shared - fantastic uplifting movie

By franloft
Do all sushi chefs have to be Asian men? Not in this wonderful movie about a young Hispanic woman who aspires to be a sushi chef. Tired of working behind the scenes in a sushi restaurant she works...

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Rated PG | For Brief Violence, Suggestive Content and Mild Language