Did you know Tippi Hedron played a huge role in the establishment of the Vietnamese nail salon industry? Well now you do. Documentary filmmaker Adele Free Pham is making #NailedIt, which details the history of Vietnamese Americans in the nail industry, and the incredible growth and impact a small community of people have on today’s 8 billion dollar nail trade. The film is soliciting support through their Indiegogo campaign, and they have some fabulous rewards for backers (like nail art kits!). You can also connect with NailedIt at www.naileditdoc.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, and Pinterest.
A chance encounter between 20 Vietnamese refugee women and actress Tippi Hedren in 1976, triggers the onset of the ubiquitous Vietnamese nail shop. This documentary tells the story of incredible growth and impact a small community of people have on today’s 8 billion dollar nail trade.This independent film relies on community members who care about this subject matter. The documentary crew needs help to finish shooting this film and start the editing process.