Meet the filmmakers:

R. Lynch

Writer & Director

Juliana Roth holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University - Camden where she organized the Writers House Film Series and currently teaches undergraduate creative writing and composition courses. A 2018 nominee for Sundress Publications Best of the Net Anthology for her fiction and nonfiction, Juliana’s writing has appeared in Entropy, Irish Pages, VIDA Review, among other publications. WHAT WE KNOW will be her first feature film.

Photo by R. Lynch

Director of Photography

Azure Rouet McBride is a Filmmaker, Photographer, Writer, and Editor. She spent half a year in the south of France studying French Cinema and working at the Cannes Film Festival before moving to Brooklyn, New York to complete her B.F.A at Pratt Institute. Whilst earning her degree, she studied under directors Spike Lee, Jonathan Demme and worked alongside Prince as a videographer.

Azure has since moved to Los Angeles to co-found The PNQ Collective (pronounced “pink,") a women-identifying art collective producing artwork, films, dance and music. Her two films “Cleanse” and “Run Brother,” both PNQ collective initiatives, screened at film festivals across the United States.

Azure currently resides in Los Angeles, California and travels nationally and internationally to do her work.

Photo by Azure Rouet McBride

Performer (Abbey) & Assistant Producer

Carly Van Liere is a San Francisco Bay Area based multi disciplinary actor. She is a graduate of University of Michigan’s BFA Acting program and has acted professionally in the Bay Area and metro Detroit. Highlights from UMich include acting in What We Know’s first iteration, Middlebrook, and a semester of post-dramatic theatre and acting studies in Berlin. Bay Area credits include The Great God Pan and These Shining Lives. She also writes, sings, shreds the ukulele, and works as a model. You can find her at