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Casting Call for Short Film “Love Thang” – Washington, DC

Casting Call Details:
Production title: Love Thang
Production Type: Independent / Graduate student
Project length: Short Film (10 minutes)
Project format: 16:9 HD
Production location: Washington, DC
Production: Howard University Film Dept.
Director: Torell Shavone
Shooting Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: No

Key Dates

Shooting Starts: March 17, 2012

Shooting Ends: March 18, 2012

Synopsis:
“Love Thang” is a film about Femi, a young African American female who struggles with the abandonment her mother imposes on her. On a spontaneous visit to her grandmother’s house on Valentine’s Day she discovers her grandmother is still on drugs. This discovery forces Femi to deal with her loneliness as she tries to help her grandmother back to health. Doesn’t wisdom come with age? Can the cycle of abandonment be broken?

Character Positions Available:

Femi: Female, Age: 17-25 (Lead), African American
A young woman, who is trying to pull herself out of a negative generational cycle by attending school and rejecting poverty. She rejects her mother’s neglect but the pain of her absence comes to surface when she is forced to assist her grandmother to health.

Linnie: Female, Age: 40-65 (Supporting), African American
An older woman, who struggles with an addiction to heroin. She has lived a long life of drug addiction which was catalyzed by the effects of an abusive relationship.

Love: Female, Age: 30-40 (Secondary)
Femi’s mother. She’s neglected Femi since she was as child. She was abandoned by her mother Linnie as well. She runs the streets as a small time escort.

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Casting Calls Categories: Short Film Casting Calls / Lead Roles Casting Calls
Audition Date: TBD
Project: Casting Call Short Film “Love Thang”
Location: Washington, DC

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