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CALL DETAILS
Posted: Sep 30, 2007
Deadline: Oct 15, 2007
Location: Chicago, IL
Casting call expired.

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Role Details:

Role:
Ocol

Pay:
There is no pay for this role.

Union:
This role is open to non-union members.

Gender:
M

Age:
20-29

Ethnic Look:
African-American

Synopsis:
Lawino's husband.


Project Details:

Category:
Film

Title:

 
?WHEN GRASS WITHERS?
A film presentation inspired by Okot P?Bitek?s poetry: Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol
WESTERNIZATION IN POST-COLONIAL AFRICA

This piece intends to show a change that comes to an African family after colonialism. How a woman who loves her husband tries to save and preserve their culture, and how her husband constantly refuses

This is a short film.
Basically it's a post-colonial piece about a man who no longer appreciates his wife due to the new way of life that has been introduced to Africa in Uganda by the Europeans (British Colonial powers). The man has no recognition for his own culture anymore.

Other casting calls in this project:

Role Gender Age Posted Deadline Status
Lawino F 20-29 Sep 30 '07 Oct 15 '07 expired
Clementine F 20-29 Sep 30 '07 Oct 15 '07 expired
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