19 2021

Charleston Jewish Filmfest presents "Asia" at the Terrace


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Asia (Alena Yiv) is a single mother to 17-year-old Vika (Shira Haas). Vika’s deteriorating health urges Asia to finally find her voice as a mother and to embrace and cherish their time together.This intimate mother-daughter drama scrutinizes the psychological processes of a young woman coming to terms with her short life, featuring a hypnotizing performance by Shira Haas, most recently seen as the young Hasidic community escapee on Netflix’s riveting “Unorthodox.”

“…beautifully photographed and performed; a loving, warm, and even sexy film about death and dying that is teeming with life…” LA Times

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