AS YOU ARE Directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte Starring Amandla, Owen Campbell, Charlie Heaton, John Scurti, Scott Cohen, Mary Stuart Masterson Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, January 2016. Winner of a Special Jury Award. Premiered in New York on February 24 with subsequent openings in Albany, Los Angeles and Seattle. To be released on Amazon in 2017.
Set in the early 1990s, As You Are traces the relationship of three high school friends through a construction of disparate memories prompted by a police investigation.
-Varietyreview and prediction: "Stenberg, best known as a victim of the first Hunger Games, has blossomed into a captivating leading lady and her effortless charisma should lead to bigger parts in the future." -Vanity Fair review -Los Angeles Timesreview -Village Voicereview -NPR review -i-D article: In As You Are Amandla Stenberg and Charlie Heaton Come of Age in the '90s -W article: Amandla Stenberg on As You Are and Taking On Projects With Impact -TeenVoguelive interview