ATOMIC CAFÉ: THE NOISIEST CORNER IN J-TOWN

Directed by: Akira Boch, Tadashi Nakamura 2020 | 10 min.

Section: Shorts Program: Little Docs

Premiere: Hawaii Premiere

Countries: United States

Languages: English

Genres: Documentary



Synopsis

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 5 - 29 | USA
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In the late 1970’s, when L.A.’s punk rock scene was exploding, an unlikely family-owned restaurant in Little Tokyo started by Japanese Americans returning from America’s WWII concentration camps, became one its most popular hang-outs. That’s when Sansei “Atomic Nancy” with her “take-no-prisoners” punk make-up and demeanor took the café over from her parents and cranked up the jukebox. Infamous for its eclectic clientele – from Japanese American locals and kids from East L.A. to yakuza and the biggest rock stars of the day -  the Atomic Café became an important part of L.A.’s punk rock history.

Online Access

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Film Available

Sunday, November 29 12:01 AM NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE Get Tickets
Plays with:  Shorts Program: Little Docs CONNECTION
DANCING ON MY OWN
L’EAU EST LA VIE (WATER IS LIFE): FROM STANDING ROCK TO THE SWAMP
TO CALM THE PIG INSIDE
YAI NIN

Cast & Crew

Director Akira Boch, Tadashi Nakamura
Producer Rémy De La Peza , Tadashi Nakamura
Director of Photography Akira Boch
Editor Akira Boch
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