Take Out Girl

Take Out Girl

Director: Hisonni Johnson
Running Time: 99
Location: USA
DCFF SCreening: 2021


Tera Wong delivers Chinese food for her mother’s struggling restaurant located in the “Low Bottoms,” an infamous Los Angeles project. And everyone around her, including her unpredictable brother (Saren), are financially trapped in this crime and violence-ridden neighborhood. That is until, Tera takes a job from the local drug Kingpin, moving his “product” inside her takeout food boxes. With the cash rolling in, Tera intends to move the family restaurant to the suburbs and go clean. But after a series of tragic events, the dream that Tera built on a foundation of lies, may crumble.

Screening History & Awards


American Black Film Festival – Best Director

Ashland Independent Film Festival – Special Jury Recognition for Cinematography

Indie Memphis Film Festival – Jury Prize for Best Ensemble

DCFF Screening Information

Includes filmmaker Q&A!

Emily loves movies and Tacoma. Thus, the Destiny City Film Festival was born in 2013 and has been going strong ever since!