URGENTLY LOOKING FOR A 9 YEAR OLD AFRICAN BOY TO PLAY ROLE IN A FEATURE FILM

**URGENTLY LOOKING FOR A 9 YEAR OLD AFRICAN BOY TO PLAY ROLE IN A FEATURE FILM**

We’re hoping to cast at the end of this week (Week ending 14/10/2018).

We are looking for a boy of East African extraction to play a role in an upcoming feature film. Details and description are below. If you have any suggestions please send them to us.
If you have any leads for people in the relevant communities who could help us, please put us in touch with them. Anyone who’s interested should contact us immediately by sending an email to office@rowancasting.ie

Many thanks

Amy Rowan
Amy Rowan Casting
http://rowancasting.ie

Director: Zee Mehari
Production CompanyCarlisle Films
Shoot Dates: Ireland, Oct. 29-Nov 23; Ethiopia, Dec 1-14

Set between Ethiopia and London, 1974

AHMED
Age between 7 and 10. Ethiopian. Ahmed comes to London as a refugee from Ethiopia with his pregnant mother Amina. After Lilly helps Amina deliver her baby, Amina and Ahmed move in to Lilly’s council flat. During this time Amina discovers her beloved husband Yusuf, whom she feared had been killed in Ethiopia, is alive. The family are happily reunited when Yusuf comes to London and surprises them.

4 short speaking scenes. Speaks English. Gentle Ethiopian accent would be great.
We are looking for a boy from (or parents from) East Africa particularly any of the following countries: Authentic Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Eritrea, Somalia, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Djibouti, Burundi.

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