'Half the History: Citizen Ellen, Claiming Rights for Us All'
Casting "Half the History: Citizen Ellen, Claiming Rights for Us All," a historical short film based on the life of Ellen Garrison, an activist and teacher in the 1800s. Shoots Oct. 9 in the Minute Man National Park in Concord, MA (school holiday time). The project will be produced under the SAG Micro Budget Agreement, and the producers have received approval from SAG to continue with production during the strike. For consideration, submit a headshot and video reel. Confirm availability for Oct. 9 and list availability for a costume fitting. Talent must also be available to schedule a costume fitting before Oct. 9. A parent or guardian must be on set with talent during filming and costume fitting.
A strong age 12 girl who exercises her rights by marching in her town parade in 1835, the only Black person to participate. She goes on to become a teacher and civil rights activist.
Abba is Ellen Garrison's classmate who marches in the parade hand-in-hand with Ellen.