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2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Jimami Tofu LA Premiere May 9th @ LAAPFF 2018

Posted April 10th, 2018 by Visual Communications in Press

By: BananaMana Films on Vimeo

Award-Winning Okinawa Food Romance Feature Film Jimami Tofu will have its Los Angeles Premiere
Wed, May 9th 2018, 6:30PM at REGAL L.A. LIVE


Winner of the Audience Choice Award at its World Premiere at the 37th Hawaii International Film Festival, Jimami Tofu has been officially selected into the International Narrative Feature Competition for the 34th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. A Chinese Singaporean chef formerly working in Tokyo, finds himself in Okinawa begging a disgruntled old chef to teach him traditional Okinawan food. A top Japanese food critic finds herself in Singapore on an eye opening discovery of SEA cuisine. In reality both are looking for each other after an emotional breakup years ago when she left him without a trace. Emotionally crippled by their breakup, he searches her home-town for her but discovers instead the art of traditional Okinawan food and her childhood best friend. Family secrets unravel and when she suddenly appears in Okinawa looking to find closure he cooks and serves her their final meal. Through it she discovers what she has been yearning for all these years.

Genre: Food/Drama/Romance
Language: English and Japanese and Okinawan (Sub: English)
Locations: Okinawa Japan and Singapore
Distributor: BananaMana Films
Running Time: 121 mins