Approximately one in ten children are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. Victims and their families are forever changed by this violent act. Do It For Her focuses on the moment a mother must inform her teenage son about his younger sister’s sexual assault, forcing both to deal with their emotions and fears as they try to process what lies ahead.
CHARACTERS / ACTORS NEEDED
Male 12-15 years of age
Talented soccer player, smart and sensitive with an outgoing personality. Caught completely off-guard by his mother’s announcement he tries to wrap his brain around what happened and figure out what he should do.
MRS. EVERMAN (Jason’s Mother)
Female 38-50 years of age
A hardworking mother of two who finds herself facing her worst nightmare. She is reticent to involve her son but knows the entire family needs to unify to help her daughter. She will protect her kids at all costs.
EXTRAS – Jason’s friends
Male & Female 12-15 years of age
Fellow soccer team players at after school practice.
Shooting planned for the first weekend of March (March 7-8th). Food, transportation, and digital copy of finished film will be provided.
Please send head-shot, resume, and link to any work to DIFHdrexel@gmail.com. Please title your email one of the following: “DIFH – Jason”; “DIFH – Mrs. Everman”; or “DIFH – Extra.”