AMEENA - FLYER SUBMISSIONS

Actor to play 7 years old, Pakistani, a girl with strong determination and a big heart. Ameena has recently immigrated to the USA from more... Pakistan. Ameena learns that her favorite holiday Eid is not recognized as a national holiday. Ameena circulates a petition in hopes of getting the day off to celebrate the important holiday for herself and her sister. Heartbroken, Ameena gives up and concludes that she may never celebrate Eid again. She is surprised the next day to discover that her parents have collaborated with her teacher to have a special Eid celebration in the classroom…LEAD (1) Actors that speak Urdu a plus. less...

ALTAF - FLYER SUBMISSIONS

Actor to play 40, Pakistani, a hardworking man and devoted father to Ameena and Zara. Even though he has to start from scratch in the USA more... Altaf is happy to give his daughters a life he wished he had growing up. He believes he is doing the right thing for his children but has to learn on how to handle the growing pains that come with big moves… Performers that speak Urdu a plus. less...

ZARA - FLYER SUBMISSIONS

Actors to play13, Pakistani. Zara is Ameena's big sister. Zara desperately wants to fit in at her new school in the United States - and more... doesn't want to do anything to draw attention to herself. She wants to be called Z, practices speaking with an American accent and wears clothes that show her legs. When she learns that her sister is petitioning for them to get Eid holiday, she gets furious. Trying desperately to make new friends, Zara ignores the special friendship she has with her sister... Actors that speak Urdu a plus. less...

JAMILA - FLYER SUBMISSONS

Actors to play 39, Pakistani. Jamila is Ameena and Zara's mother. Jamila carries the demeanor of a strict mother with a soft spot for her more... children. She goes to evening classes while working full time. She misses home as much as Ameena does but stays strong for her children… Performers that speak Urdu a plus. less...

DADI AMI - FLYER SUBMISSIONS

Actors to play 70, Pakistani. Living in Pakistan, Dadi Ami is Ameena's grandmother - and Ameena's favorite person in the world. In a video more... call, she tries to console Ameena when Ameena complains about her first Eid in the United States. She offers her encouraging words…Performers that speak Urdu a plus. less...


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