Film: Feature Films

'Out of My Hand,' NYC & Africa

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Company

Takeshi Fukunaga, dir.; Donari Braxton & Nerenda Eid, prods.

Production Description

Takeshi Fukunaga (dir.) is casting "Out of My Hand," a feature film about Cisco, who works as a tree tapper on a rubber plantation in Liberia, West Africa. Through a chance visit from a distant New York City-based cousin, he negotiates a way to move to America, with an eye toward attaining a better life for himself and his family. Amongst a sea of culturally shocking encounters in Staten Island, he also meets two Liberians from vastly disparate worlds than his own—one is a former child soldier and the other a wealthy businessman—both of whom, in their own ways, lead him to confront his own sense of self and belonging.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shoots approx. May 1-31, 2013 in Liberia, West Africa & NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

$100/day plus travel and lodging. SAG Ultra Low Budget Film Agreement.

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