Aujolie M. Baker
Casting call for short film “Lavender Boy” written and directed by Donavan Edwards. The film will take place during the 1950s in Florida, a time where an epidemic called the Lavender Scare threatened the lives and careers of many LGBTQ federal employees, students, and teachers. FBI agents would expose these individuals in their homes and places of work and ostracize them from society, linking them to the red scare.
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This is a part of history that rarely gets taught or spoken about and it is important, like so many other aspects of history we don’t know, that awareness is spread and we reflect on where we began and how far we have come.
Interested in auditioning?