'Fathers and Daughters'
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FSU Film School
Mithra Alavi, dir.
Casting "Fathers and Daughters," a comedic student film for Florida State University about a loving but stubborn Iranian father who is celebrating his thirtieth wedding anniversary. During this celebration, his oldest daughter’s American boyfriend asks permission his to marry her. Through a crazy cultural clash, the film follows a father’s journey of letting go of what he thought his family should be and appreciating what a wonderful one it actually is.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearses and shoots Jan.-April 2014 (exact dates TBD) in FL.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Negotiable pay, plus travel and housing provided. SAG Student Film Agreement.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Male, 46-58, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern
Iranian, Muslim, a father struggling to come to terms with his eldest daughter’s wish to marry a, American Christian. Although he himself ma...
Female, 22-27, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern
Hassan’s oldest child, an up and coming lawyer with a very bright future ahead of her. Despite being raised in the U.S., her Iranian culture...
Female, 45-54, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern
a hospital administrator and Hassan’s wife. She was raised in an American WASP family. Although she was very supportive in raising their dau...
Male, 28-31, Caucasian
a history professor and writer, and Fatimeh’s fiancé. Although he is not from the same culture, he very much wants to honor Iranian traditi...
Female, 18-24, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern
Fatimeh’s younger sister and a party coordinator. She is even more assimilated to American culture than her older sister and has a sorority ...
Male, 47-58, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern
Arab, Hassan's friend, athough he moved the United States he did so with his Arab wife and children. He has led a much more conservative lif...
Seeking submissions from: Atlanta, GA; New Orleans, LA
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