Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Fri, May 9, 2014 4:00 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Fri, May 9, 2014 8:45 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Sat, May 10, 2014 3:00 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, May 14, 2014 3:30 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Thu, May 15, 2014 6:30 PM
Film Info
Runtime:78 minutes
Country Listing:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Matt Wolf
Cinema Extra
Distributed by:KinoSmith Inc.


Between childhood and adulthood sat an age that needed to be invented—an age of boy scouts and soldiers in training; an age where you were free to party in pearls, swing in heels and cause a scene in your best zoot suit without the responsibilities of adulthood; an age not yet defined but waiting to be born. Using Jon Savage's highly acclaimed book as source material, filmmaker Matt Wolf creates a visual collaborative guide to Savage’s historic exploration of adolescence in Teenage. Blending expansive archival footage and vintage photographs with 16mm recreations, the film transforms the accounts of these times into anecdotal portraits, giving a sense of growing up in these moments directly alongside evolving youth culture. This is the story of those who constantly define cool, the rebels, the future leaders and the ones in between trying to find their way, who all have one thing in common: they're teenagers. Gabor Pertic, Hot Docs

Director Matt Wolf will participate in a Skype Q&A on May 15, at 6:30 p.m.

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