Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Coming of Age, Documentary
English / German
The birth of youth culture is explored in this energetic and inventively constructed documentary that presents a fascinating teenage view of the past. A visual and aural collage based on a groundbreaking book, the film blends rare archival footage, re-enactments and zesty narration to paint a vivid portrait of adolescent life in England, America, and Germany during the historically tumultuous first half of the 20th century. Focussing on the real experiences of a party-crazed Flapper, a rebellious German Swing Kid, a black Boy Scout and an idealistic Hitler Youth member, director Matt Wolf atmospherically captures the age, while revealing how young people continually struggled to define themselves throughout a period when the term ‘teenager’ didn’t even exist.
Award-winning drama set in west London which shows the pressures facing contemporary teenagers.
16+ years 89 mins
A compelling portrait of contemporary London, looking at the city's vast and varied history and how that has help construct its current identity.
14+ years 128 mins
Coming-of-age comedy from famed indie director Richard Linklater, about the last day of high school in 1970s small-town Texas.
16+ years 102 mins
Club Leaders can rate films! Help other club leaders decide if this film is suitable for use in their film club by giving it a rating.
Speaking to reporter Daisy about his new documentary Teenage, writer Jon Savage talks about the birth of youth culture and teenagers.
Viewing time 3 mins
Viewing 0 of 0 related items.