SPF 12: The Secret Keeper
Ahmad is the groundskeeper at a cemetery in Afghanistan. When a local mother visits the cemetery, she befriends Ahmad and unearths a troubling secret that unites them both.
“The Secret Keeper” won the Princeton Center for Spiritual Living Playwriting Award, as well as awards in New Mexico and North Carolina. “The Secret Keeper” has been read and performed around the United States.
David Meyers is an actor/writer based in Los Angeles. His plays have been produced across the country, and his webseries Bloomywood is currently screening at film festivals around the U.S. “The Secret Keeper” is dedicated to people working towards reconciliation, and specifically the women and people of Afghanistan who are bravely fighting to forge a brighter future for their country. Please visit @Zarifa_Ghafari on Twitter and also www.Bloomywood.com
Oran is an Israeli filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her work is inspired by her upbringing with a large Israeli-Greek-Polish family and she gravitates toward dark comedy; specifically finding the humor in dark, tragic and awkward subject matters. She graduated with a Performing Arts degree from Beit-Zvi in Israel, and received her Masters as a directing fellow from the world-renowned American Film Institute. Her film, MARRIAGE MATERIAL was the first musical to be made at the AFI Conservatory, was a Student Academy Awards finalist, and was acquired by Fox Searchlight to air on all their platforms. The short is now being developed as a feature with Chernin Entertainment producing. Oran is currently prepping her studio directorial debut — the sequel of the classic movie TROOP BEVERLY HILLS (TriStar ) and has a handful of additional projects in development.
“The Secret Keeper”
Fariba – Fazeelat Aslam
Ahmad – Wali Habib*
Stage Direction – Oran Zegman
Creative Consultant – Fazeelat Aslam
Music by Ben Zeadman
*Road Company Member