“Painted Nails” Documentary Film Screening & Discussion | South SF
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South San Francisco Main Library | 840 West Orange Ave. South San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Painted Nails is the award-winning film documentary detailing the health and safety concerns of the immigrant Vietnamese women who work in the nail industry. The film tells the behind the scenes story of the U.S. government’s failure to regulate safe working conditions. You will meet and fall in love with Van Hoang, nail salon owner turned activist, who became the first person to testify before Congress for safe cosmetics in over 30 years.
The film screening will be followed by a Q & A with nail salon owner turned activist Van Hoang, Co-Producer/Director Erica Jordan and Dianne Griffin, and associate produce and interpreter Nhung Pham.