Amma Asante is a British filmmaker, screenwriter, and former actress.
Edith's guest on our latest Soundtracking is a truly inspirational actor, writer and director, whose credits include Belle, A United Kingdom, Where Hands Touch and Mrs America.Amma Asante's big break came in Grange Hill, in a role that saw her invited to the White House by Nancy Reagan as part of the Just Say No anti-drugs campaign. She subsequently wrote for television before making her first feature in 2004, A Way Of Life.We hear about the music that's featured in Amma's work, and also her trip to Washington and the after-party thrown for her by none other than Prince. 
Director Amma Asante joins Simon and Mark in the studio to talk about her new film Where Hands Touch. Plus the UK Box Office Top 10 and Mark reviews the week's new films including Where Hands Touch, The Hustle, Pokemon Detective Pikachu, High Life and Destination Wedding. Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app. Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Text: 85058 (charged at your standard network rate) Twitter: @wittertainment A Somethin' Else production.
Amma Asante, director of 'Belle', joins Dino and Amanda to discuss her new film 'Where Hands Touch'. Produced by David Janove.
Mark talks to Amma Asante, director of Belle and A United Kingdom.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Sep 13th, 1969
Location
City of London, England, United Kingdom
Episode Count
4
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
4 hours, 7 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 762389