Dianne Griffin & Erica Jordan: Painted Nails

Painted Nails, a feature-length documentary film by Dianne Griffin and Erica Jordan, is equal parts immigrant and activist story.  Following the daily life of Van Hoang, a Vietnamese immigrant and nail salon owner in San Francisco, the film captures first-hand the fear and isolation felt by nail salon workers exposed to the dangerous chemicals in polishes each day.  What begins as a day-in-the-life portrait progresses as Van learns the health risks posed by salon chemicals such as ...

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