If you love romance and food, bring your appetite to watch Jimami Tofu at CAAMFest 36, celebrating Asian American Film, Music and Food.
May 11 and 12 - San Francisco premiere of the award-winning independent film, "Jimami Tofu," on May 11th 5:10pm at the New People Cinema,1746 Post St, San Francisco and on May 12th, 12:30pm AMC Kabuki 8, 1881 Post St, San Francisco. "Jimami Tofu" is a love story between a Chinese Singaporean chef and a beautiful Japanese food critic, woven around the 100-year-old Okinawa Ryukyu Dynastic cuisine that holds the life medicine their broken hearts need to mend. Co-Writers/Co-Directors Jason Chan and Christian Lee who also star in the film will be in attendance.
Presented by CAAMFest 36 with support from the San Francisco Okinawa Kenjinkai (SFOKK). Tickets on sale from April 16: $14 General Admission, $13 Students/Seniors, $12 CAAM Members. Purchase: http://Bit.ly/JimamiSF or call (415) 552-5580
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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.
Language: English and Japanese and Okinawan (Sub: English)
Locations: Okinawa Japan and Singapore
Distributor: BananaMana Films
Running Time: 121 mins