Voices of Still Water is a Temple MFA student film. It tells the story of three siblings from Harlem who visit their grandmother in the South for a summer that ends up unearthing ancestral connections and reinvigoration powerful family bonds.
We are looking to cast a variety of roles.
Three African American characters who are 65 +, or younger with the ability to seem older, who can do a southern accent. The following characters’ story takes place in modern day.
Carolina- Born and raised in Florida and loves telling sentimental stories about her family history.
George- Carolina’s witty, and sometimes antagonistic, husband.
Mary- Also raised in the South and Carolina’s best friend.
The character of Big Mom’s story takes place in 1950.
Big Mom- The well respected matriarch of the family. She is both loving and strong and guides her family to a better understanding of themselves and each other.
If interested, please email Alicia at: firstname.lastname@example.org stating which role(s) you would like to be considered for and a headshot if available. Big Mom’s scenes will be shot in early August and the rest of the actors will shot a day in September.