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Casting Call Details

CALL DETAILS
Posted: Nov 12, 2009
Deadline: Dec 13, 2009
Location: Nationwide
Casting call expired.

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Role Details:

Role:
Dembi

Pay:
There is no pay for this role.

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

Gender:
F

Age:
20-35

Ethnic Look:
African-American

Synopsis:
An adult house slave who shares a special bond with Emala. Dembi will approach a goal, and will try to talk her way through any resistance. She is not confident in the instructions in Negro Spirituals or that freedom lies at the end of the path of the Underground Railroad. She feels like slavery may not be the best thing, but it is better than death.


Project Details:

Category:
Student Film

Title:

 
FSU MFA Thesis Film:

A story told through song, "Underground" tells the story of three slaves that cant bear the cruelty of slavery anymore and try to escape and traverse the path of the Underground Railroad using the hidden instructions in, what we now call, Negro Spirituals.

Auditions:
Atlanta - 11/18/09 - 11/19/09
LA - 11/21/09 - 11/22/09
Miami - 12/01/09
Orlando - 12/2/09
Tampa - 12/3/09
Tallahassee - 12/5/09
New York - 12/12/09 - 12/13/09

Shoot dates:
4/22/10- 4/27/10

Other casting calls in this project:

Role Gender Age Posted Deadline Status
Emala F 60-80 Nov 12 '09 Dec 13 '09 expired
Bali M 25-35 Nov 12 '09 Dec 13 '09 expired
Young-Emala F 5-12 Nov 12 '09 Dec 13 '09 expired
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