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Keeping Faith is a Short film centered around acceptance and the lack thereof of queer culture, taken from the African perspective. We follow a single immigrant Nigerian mother as she tries to raise teenage daughters in America, unable to accept her eldest daughter's sexuality.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|FAITH||Female||African American||16-25||FAITH is the firstborn daughter of Dr. Uju. Tortured and in the closet about her sexuality at home, she comes off as at distant & aloof. She is eager to embrace America and fit in (the world that seems to accept her and separate herself from the African way of things. She is intelligent, athletic, and artistic, with the trophies to show. Her quest for discovery and independence has put a strain on the perfect relationship she used to have with her mum which she fears will only be heightened by sexuality and relationship with Sophie. Music icons Gaga, Janelle monae.|