Hank And Asha (2013)

  • Dir. James E. Duff • 2013 • English • Cert PG
  • 1h 13m

Winner of the Slamdance Audience Award, this tender delight of a movie tells of the courtship of two loveable young strangers searching for connection in an online world. Adorable Indian, Asha, is studying in Prague, where she watches a film by an American, called Hank, which she adores, but misses him at the post screening Q&A, so she takes a risk and sends him a video blog. To her surprise handsome Hank responds with a video blog from his home in New York. Very quickly the two bond and are soon communicating regularly and before they know it, they plan their first actual date in Paris, but one of them has held back a secret.

Watch and exclusive Q&A with director James E. Duff and producer Julia Morrison here.

Director

James E. Duff

Language(s)

English

Bonus Content

32 mins
Hank And Asha Q&A

Exclusive Q&A with Hank and Asha director James E. Duff and producer Julia Morrison, in conversation with Momtaz Begum-Hossain.

James E. Duff earned his MFA in directing from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. He directed award-winning short films and taught filmmaking in Kenya and Czech Republic. Hank and Asha was his feature film writing and directorial debut.

Julia Morrison has over ten years of industry experience as a documentary producer, researcher, and instructor. Hank and Asha marked Julia’s debut as a feature film producer, writer, and editor.

Momtaz Begum-Hossain is a journalist, TV Presenter and cultural producer, who is also part of the LIFF team.