If You Stay

Coming of age meets coming to America in this moving and imaginative comedy about Iranian-born, American-bred Elham "Ellie" Amiri’s clash with identity, youth and sexual politics in New York City.

Roja Gashtili Roja Gashtili

Roja Gashtili’s work was selected for Emerging Narratives at IFP’s Film Week and as a finalist for SFFS/Hearst’s Screenwriting Grant. She worked on the Oscar-nominated No End in... more»

Julia Lerman Julia Lerman

Julia Lerman’s work has been selected as an Emerging Narrative at IFP’s Film Week and as a finalist for the SFFS/Hearst Screenwriting Grant. Previously, she was an artist-in-resident at... more»

Additional Credits

Shelia Vand

If You Stay is a funny, imaginative comedy that challenges preconceived notions of what it means to be a first generation American today.”

Genre: Scripted, Drama