Adele Pham

Adele Free Pham is an activist and filmmaker with experience in all aspects of documentary production. Her feature documentary NAILED IT, about the genesis and culture of the Vietnamese nail industry, premiered on PBS in May 2019 and is the highest streamed film of the America Reframed series. Her next feature STATE OF OREGON [expanded from this short film], documents the 2016 murder of Larnell Bruce, Jr. by a white supremacist in Gresham, Oregon as a touchstone to the state's founding as a separatist white homeland a century and a half earlier.


Nailed It
State of Oregon

Program Affiliations

Documentary Lab

Cohort Years

2016-2017 (Documentry Lab)
2017 (OUR 100 DAYS)


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Documentary Lab
Our 100 Days

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