Film-maker Perla Faye Humphrey to direct film based on novel "And Yet, You Still Chose Me"

ATLANTA, GA, September 13, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Onyx Pearl is pleased to announce the feature film adaptation of the novel “And Yet, You Still Chose Me”, by co-author Kimberly Ray, will be filmed in Savannah next summer.

The 1980s era drama will be directed by Perla Faye Humphrey. No stranger to dramatic material, Humphrey has produced and directed the award winning features “Unforgiven Sins” and “7 Days a Yellow”, both filmed in Atlanta, Georgia.

Set in a poverty-stricken small town near Savannah, the film follows the life of Shelley MacDonald, a naive little girl with big dreams of going to college. But one dreadful night, the unimaginable takes place that spirals her innocent world into mayhem, rips her family apart, and catapults her on a self-destructive journey into womanhood as the barriers to a better life stack against her, and going to college becomes an elusive goal.

Principal photography for the film is scheduled to begin in May/June of 2011.

Casting for the film will be held in Savannah, Georgia on October 2 & 3, 2010; Atlanta, Georgia on October 30 & 31, 2010; and Los Angeles, California on November 13 & 14, 2010.

Production is seeking ALL nationalities and ALL ages, with 10 lead and supporting roles, 50 day player roles, and plenty of opportunities for extras. Casting information is currently available at

Production is currently accepting resumes for local hires via an email

Interested investors, please contact Perla Faye Humphrey at Onyx Pearl, 678.855.7087 or For more information, visit the official book website at or Onyx Pearl website at

For media inquiries, please contact Joseph Humphrey at Onyx Pearl, 678.855.7087 or