A Suspect in Arms

A star cop struggles with the implications around testifying for or against his partner and mentor in the shooting death of a black man, catapulting his storybook life and bi-racial marriage into upheaval as he steadfastly attempts to avoid any involvement in the controversy at all.

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Author Bio:
Selcen Onsan works an Executive Producer in Content and Experiential Marketing. She spends a lot of her time in both LA and the Bay Area and an even more sizable amount of her time, mid-air between the two coasts.

Born to Turkish immigrants, she grew up with quite a few intersectional life sentiments involving race, ethnicity, religion, and belonging. For this reason, she has always found herself gravitating to groups of diverse people, and trying to understand the binary mindset of others.

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Contest Results:
Diverse Voices (Semifinalist) [2018]
Nicholl Fellowships (Quarterfinalist, Next 100 scripts (Top 10%)) [2018]
WeScreenplay Feature (Quarterfinalist) [2018]
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