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Amandla Stenberg Joins 'The Hate U Give' Cast at NYC Screening

Amandla Stenberg walks the red carpet with her co-stars at the screening of their movie The Hate U Give on Thursday (October 4) at the Paris Theatre in New York City.

The 19-year-old actress was joined by Regina Hall, Common, Russell Horsnby, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, and Lamar Johnson. The book’s writer Angie Thomas was also there!

The Hate U Give is getting rave reviews and it currently has a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Amandla is getting a lot of love from critics, including this line from Rolling Stone: “It is impossible to over-praise Stenberg’s incandescent performance, a gathering storm that grows in ferocity and feeling with each scene. Stenberg nails every nuance of a role that keeps throwing challenges at her.”

Make sure to see the movie when it hits theaters in limited release this weekend and nationwide on October 19.

FYI: Amandla is wearing a Christopher Kane dress. Sabrina is wearing a Versace dress and Giuseppe Zanotti platform pumps. Regina is wearing an Alberta Ferretti bustier and skirt.

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Amandla Stenberg, Algee Smith, Regina Hall & More Take 'The Hate U Give' To Atlanta

Regina Hall poses with Amandla Stenberg at the premiere of The Hate U Give held at Regal Atlantic Station on Wednesday night (October 3) in Atlanta, Ga.

The two stars of the film met up with co-stars Kai N. Ture, TJ Wright, Lamar Johnson, Karan Kendrick, Bobby Sessions, and Algee Smith, along with author Angie Thomas, and director George Tillman Jr. for the screening.

It was just announced that 20th Century Fox Film and AMC Theatres are partnering together to give underserved and underrepresented young people across the country the opportunity to see The Hate U Give.

Free screenings will be hosted at 11 AM local time THIS Saturday, October 6th. The nine metro areas hosting the free screenings include Atlanta, Ga., Baltimore, Md., Dallas, Texas, Houston, Texas, Los Angeles, Calif., Miami, Fla., New York, N.Y., Philadelphia, Pa., and Washington, DC.

These limited release screenings will be a launching pad for a campaign to bring up to 50 screenings to communities around the country and amplify the film’s call for youth to find their voice and change the world. Schools, community groups and nonprofit organizations can apply for free screenings HERE. Applications are due Oct. 22, and winners will be selected by Oct. 31.

Individuals interested in supporting screenings for classrooms around the country can contribute via DonorsChoose.org. Parent company 21st Century Fox will match donations up to $25,000.

The Hate U Give opens nationwide on Friday, October 5th.

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