BOY

BOY, is a silently polished short by acclaimed writer / director Topaz Adizes. A very intriguing filmmaker who’s works encompass variable international perspectives. Adizes’ piece has only a handful of words for dialogue, but it’s lack of chitchat doesn’t hinder what’s presented on screen. In fact for me, it made the whole coming-of-age subject matter…

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Clip // Klip

Director / writer Maja Miloš brings a very intimate and sexually-charged perspective on Serbian teenage culture in her debut film Clip // Klip. Miloš mixes together mobile phone cameras and professional-grade recording devices in order to stitch together the story of a young girl and her rebellious journey into physical pleasure and pain.

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Electrick Children

A young 15-year old Mormon girl discovers that she has become pregnant from listening to a cassette tape filled with rock music. She soon abandons her tight-knit community in order to search for the source to her life-changing experience. Electrick Children is a realistically-rooted coming-of-age debut from writer / director Rebecca Thomas.

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About the Pink Sky

When a high school girl decides to spend some of her newly acquired cash (found lying in an envelope), a whole slurry of interwoven relationships between friends, strangers, and even acquaintances become prevalent. About the Pink Sky (Momoiro Sora O) is a unique 2012 coming-of-age debut by Keiichi Kobayashi.

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Tomboy

Céline Sciamma‘s (director of Water Lilies) latest feature Tomboy explores the boundaries of gender ideals / uncertainties through the eyes of a young girl searching for friendship and acceptance.

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