Kelley Kali and Angelique Molina’s award-winning drama exploring homelessness in the age of COVID-19 has found a home. BET landed rights to “I’m Fine (Thanks for Asking)” and is planning an August 7 premiere date. Deadline broke the news.
The recipient of an SXSW Special Jury Award for Narrative Feature, “I’m Fine (Thanks for Asking)” is set in LA during the COVID-19 crisis. The pic tells the story of Danny (Kali), “a recently widowed hairdresser who finds herself living on the streets with her eight-year-old daughter Wes (Wesley Moss). As Danny works to secure the funds that will allow her to lock down an apartment, she also aims to protect her child from the reality of their situation,” the source details.
Kali is a Student Oscar and DGA Award winner. “I’m Fine (Thanks for Asking)” marks her and Molina’s feature directorial debut. The pair penned its script with Roma Kong.
Check out a trailer for “I’m Fine (Thanks for Asking)” below. In it, Danny lands a new gig and struggles to keep the reality of her and Wes’ living situation hidden from her daughter.