Wannabe in the Press
"Director, Matthew Manson, shed light on the influence behind 🎥 WANNABE 🎥"
"Tribeca winner Matthew Manson takes you on a coming-of-age story that will make you swoon."
"(Wannbe) is a testament to friendship, love and self-acceptance told from the perspective of two adolescents caught in the whirlwind of racial turmoil far beyond their control or understanding"
"It’s a coming of age story and a film that was produced, written and directed wonderfully and it tells a really true story. The director’s story."
Official Tribeca Announcement
"covering subjects as assorted as interracial dating (Wannabe)"
Fangirlish Interview with Wannabe star David Bloom
"Skin color, ethnic backgrounds and preconceptions should be put aside. Let’s all be human."
The Forward - Don’t Miss These 8 Jewish Movies at the Tribeca Film Festival
Wannabe listed as a "don't miss"
Wannabe Trailer Reaction on ScorpioMKD's Youtube
"lots of solid one liners...looks like it could be great"
"Actress shines in flick on US riots"
Interview with Writer / Director Matthew Manson and DP Catherine Goldschmidt
"Chaize Macklin has made her mark at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York
A- Review: "A warm and winning film about friendship, self-acceptance and what it means to come of age in a most transcendent way, Wannabe is the kind of film that leaves you wanting more. Fortunately, more is on the way."
"I can relate to a lot of what the character is going through and it’s a really, really good part.”
"This is a film bringing people together rather than separating people"
"Wannabe captures perfectly a sense of place and mood...with the right amount of humour. Effortless, great fun...and engaging"
Press notification that Wannabe was among the films selected for this presitgious program
"Filmmaker Spotlight on Matthew Manson, the unbelievably talented writer/director of the short "Wannabe" which screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and features an incredible, noteworthy performance by...Chaize Macklin."