Amandla Stenberg Releases Short Film 'Blue Girls Burn Fast'

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Is there anything the young actress can't do?

Amandla Stenberg is a Hollywood force in the making.

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The teen activist and actress was recently admitted to NYU, and as part of her application to its prestigious film school, she wrote, produced, directed and edited a short film, Blue Girls Burn Fast.

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There's a minute long teaser on Instagram, but you can watch the full video online as well.

So excited to officially share Blue Girls Burn Fast with you. @yaoimandel stars as Andy, and @whoooleeaah stars as Lea. It's a short I wrote, directed, shot, and edited. It was also my NYU application film. I made it with my best friends (@bailey_wait assisted directed, @novemberskyys was the boom operator) with a DSLR camera and lots of love. It's very personal to my heart. I hope you enjoy! Link in bio.

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The 20-minute film follows a foster teen named Andy as she navigates school and family life. One day her neighbor, Lea, sneaks into her room and things are never the same after that. The film stars Leeza Lester as Andy and Julia Rochas as Lea. 

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The film is a wonderful glimpse at Amandla's talent as a filmmaker and one of the many reasons we hope to see more of her work in the future. 

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