PHOENIX BAKERY: SWEETS FOR THE SWEETDirected by Janet Chen
This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
As Chinatown’s Phoenix Bakery in Los Angeles celebrates its 80th anniversary, three generations of the Chans explore their family legacy and contemplate the future.
Director, Producer: Janet Chen
Director of Photography: Norbert Shieh
Editor: Eben Portnoy
Executive Producer: UCLA Asian American Studies Center
Ranging from a fly-fisher fighting for conservation, to a beloved L.A. Chinatown bakery, to traditional Japanese flower arranging; these nonfiction works show how creative passion meets legacy and discipline. — Eseel Borlasa