Nailed It, by Adele Pham, chronicles the genesis and 40 year legacy of the Vietnamese nail salon and its influence on an $8 billion-dollar American industry. For mixed-race Vietnamese filmmaker Adele Pham, it’s personal as she confronts her conflicts with the culture and discovers a place within a trade seen by everyone but known to few.

Nailed It is a 2018 recipient of Working Films’ Impact Kickstart award, which includes in-kind impact campaign strategy development.

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📢 2022 Works-in-Progress Lab...

📢 Announcement! 📢 We are delighted to continue our partnership with Cucalorus Film Foundation for the 14th annual Works-in-Progress Lab (WiP) and excited to reveal the 2022 cohort of filmmakers who are working on stories exploring music’s cultural impact on society, self-made hair stylists creating authentic hairstyles, and a Detroit…

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We’re Hiring A Communications Lead!

WORKING FILMS is seeking a Communications Lead with a passion for social justice, documentary film, and the power of storytelling to join our team! This position will participate in strategic communications planning and implementation, lead press and media relations, manage Working Films’ website and social media posting, produce our monthly…

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Announcing Rural Cinema 2022

As rural communities across the US are increasingly devastated by the cascading crises of a global pandemic coupled with stronger and more frequent climate disasters, civil discourse about the environmental and public health challenges in non-urban communities has also broken down. A recent study conducted by the Nicholas Institute for…

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