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Amandla's directing! Watch her short film, The Yellow Wallpaper, based on the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Then, read the reviews on Bustle ("It's very impressive") and Jezebel ("It's pretty awesome").
In support of the Live Below the Line campaign, Amandla lived on $1.50 a day to help raise awareness of the 1.2 billion people who live below the extreme poverty line. Watch the video to see what she bought at the market. Amandla is raising funds for Ubuntu Education Fund, which nurtures South African children "from cradle to career." You have until June 15 to help.
To donate, click here and here!
It's samba time! Watch on-set video of Amandla discussing her Rio 2 character, Bia, one of Jewel's (Jesse Eisenberg) and Blu's (Anne Hathaway) chicks. Check out the trailer. Can you recognize Amandla's voice? "Nice to meet you, sir!"
Watch the clip of Amandla's debut
on Fox's hot new show, Sleepy Hollow.
Amandla works through her "aggressive tendencies" with
Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka for Funny Or Die.
Kids' Choice Awards 2013
The Hunger Games wins Best Movie and Best Book, and Amandla, Willow Shields
and Alexander Ludwig are there to collect.
Get the Rue doll!
Straight from the North Carolina set
On the red carpet in Los Angeles. Click photo to play!
Want more? Check out these other premiere interviews:
MTV, clevverTV, PopSugar and the Los Angeles Times.
Watch this interview with Amandla, Jennifer Lawrence and Alexander Ludwig
from the The Hunger Games Mall Tour, then catch interviews from the
Minneapolis panel, Miami's mall appearance, Mall of America and
on the red carpet in Atlanta.
The official Rue poster
Click through this gallery to see behind-the-scenes photos
from Amandla's very first film, Colombiana.
Watch a scene from Colombiana, then click on VIDEO
to see more clips from the action thriller!
"REUNION" COLOMBIANA Written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen
Directed by Olivier Megaton
2011 Europacorp - TF1 Films Production - Grive Productions
Fun and games with Joey King, Kiernan Shipka and Skai Jackson
(plus My Little Pony, Coca-Cola guitars, tattoos and Nerf)!
Variety's Power of Youth event,
Universal Studios Backlot, July 27, 2013.
Amandla punches up her MaxMara neoprene Sportmax dress at the label's Women in Film party with yellow pumps, red lips and Bantu knots. Read all about it here and here. ☞
Amandla attends the launch of Jimmy Choo's CHOO.08 collection with Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka and January Jones, and Jaime King. See more photos in the Red Carpet gallery. ☞
Publishers' Weekly has given Amandla a rave review for the audiobook for this powerful new novel for young readers. Listen to the excerpt on the player. For more info, click here.☞
Amandla's featured in Dazed and Confused's February cover story "Girls Rule the World." Here's the entire article, in which Amandla and Rookie founder Tavi Gevinson discuss "everything from feminism to Snapchat to the divine organization of the universe." Oh, and Aunt Flow. There's a photo gallery, too.☞
Amandla gives a speech at the dedication of the MLK Jr. Memorial after intros by a film legend. Guess who? HINT: She stars in The Help and won a Tony in 2013.☞
Amandla dishes on role models, beauty standards and rebellion in Rookie mag.☞
Amandla's going gangsta in Teen Vogue. To see more pics from the Young Hollywood party, click here.☞
Amandla supports Ubuntu Education Fund, which nurtures kids from "cradle to "career" in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Read about her fundraising Hunger Games screening.☞
A youth ambassador for No Kid Hungry, Amandla appears on the cover of the Wall Street Journal's magazine and at NKH events with national spokesperson Jeff Bridges. Watch the CNN story and read Amandla's blogs by clicking here and here.☞
Fun in the photo booth
with Kiernan Shipka
at the Elizabeth and James handbag launch.☞
Amandla receives an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, and earns fashion kudos.☞
Amandla's voguing in Nylon, being saluted by Paper, and earning serious props from Rolling Stone. Read about her Rue love in People, then watch the video.☞