Little Nations is a short film to be shot this summer in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. It will be going into the festival circuit in winter/spring of 2020. The dates of shooting are July 22-30. SAG production. Pay is $140 per day, but most actors will only be required for 3hrs, which will be counted as a day.
Little Nations follows a momentous piece of mail as it travels through the hands and into the worlds of children from a rich array of cultures that constitute North Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. Coming to a poignant climax, it will illuminate the true multicultural spirit of America.
Akeem: Male, 8-12, Middle Eastern American
Maya: 30-38, Female, Middle Eastern
Dominique: Male, 12-14, African American
Brad: Male, 12-14, Caucasian
Sam: Male, 9-11, Caucasian
Ayesha female, 13-14, any ethnicity
Ayesha's dad: Male, 35-45, any ethnicity (but same as Ayesha)
Carlos: 14-15, Male, Mexican American
Juan: 30-35 Male, Mexican American
Ricardo: Male, 28-45, Latino, Flamboyant gay man
Arjun: Male, 14-15, Indian American
Bhakti: female, 11, Indian American
Pari: female, (Bhakti and Arjun's mother): 34-46