Casting Call for Short Film "Knight's Tour".
Production Start Date: 10/15/2016
Production Wrap Date: 11/15/2016
Production Schedule: 2-4 days TBD on Actors Schedule
Synopsis: Set in dystopian near future, where Donald Trump has just won his second term as president, anti-Muslim rhetoric and laws are spreading throughout the country. A young Arabic girl, A'dab, and her younger sister, Tahirah, are on the run, attempting to escape the United States before Trump's INS officers catch-up to them. They arrive at a pawnshop, where an older Arabic couple forges the necessary documents needed to get out of the country.
A'dab (18 or older to play younger, Arab female) - A'dab is a high school junior who would stop at nothing to help protect her family. She is strong willed, intelligent and a natural born caretaker. After her parents are taken without any warning, A'dab and little her sister have been on the run, attempting to find a way out of the country so that they might be reunited with their parents.
Pawnshop owner (50+ Arab/Asian male) - He has an intimidating look about him, but he is all about helping the helpless. People come into the shop almost every day to secure documentation out of the country, but this is the first time he has had to do it for two children.
Pawnshop owner (50+, Arab/Asian female) - She is always at the front counter and a great judge of character. Her job is to vet anyone who comes into the shop in order to protect her and her husband
Paid / Non-Paid: Non-Paid
Other / Additional Compensation: DVD/Digital Copy
Meals / Lodging / Transportation: Meals, Snacks and Beverages
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