Asia Society Texas Center

“Nailed It” Film Screening

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 – Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

02:00 PM – 03:30 PM


In partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Festival

In virtually every city, state, and strip mall across the U.S., many women have their nails done in salons owned by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. How did this community come to dominate an $8 billion economy? From Los Angeles to the Bronx, Nailed It introduces the diverse personalities behind this booming trade.


Buy Tickets



Press Coverage

How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary
Q&A with Adele Free Pham, 'Nailed It' Documentary Director

About Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Houston Cinema Arts Festival (HCAF) is a five-day, multi-venue film and arts festival including narrative and documentary features, video installation exhibitions, multimedia performances, panel discussions, and workshops aimed at connecting the various literary and performance art through film. This year’s festival takes place November 14–18, 2019. https://www.cinemahtx.org/

Performing Arts and Culture programs are presented by Wells Fargo. Major support for Performing Arts programs comes from Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, Ellen Gritz and Milton Rosenau, the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, The Hearst Foundation, The Brown Foundation, Mary Lawrence Porter, Houston Endowment, and the Anchorage Foundation of Texas. Generous funding also provided by AARP, The Clayton Fund, The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, Miller Theatre Advisory Board.  Additional support provided by the Wortham Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and through contributions from the Friends of Asia Society, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas Center. Presented in Partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Festival.

Presenting Sponsor


Wells Fargo

Program Sponsors



Presenting Partner


Houston Cinema Arts Festival


  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • $12

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

Special Offers / Dining

An India-Inspired Café
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Pondi! Pondicheri's museum café is open for extended lunch hours Tuesday through Sunday with a vibrant and innovative menu featuring everything from butter chicken to saffron shrimp salad and roti wraps.
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm


Events at Asia Society Texas Center

Join the Houston Museum District

Join our mailing list for sneak peeks to upcoming events and insider information on the best museum district in the world

I'm interested in memberships