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Hena Ashraf is a writer-director who creates multi-layered narratives with intriguing outsider characters. Born in London to parents from the subcontinent, she spent her early years in the United Kingdom before im/migrating to America. Hena concentrated in Film & Video Studies and Political Science at the University of Michigan, and later worked for several years in NYC in film & television. She is pursuing an MFA in Film Directing at UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television. Hena is in development on a trilogy of films that portray migrant life, starting with her most recent film at UCLA, The House of Mariana, y Gabriel.