Teens are often better than adults at noticing injustice and taking a stand against it.
Monthly Archives: August 2013
Hannie Schaft, Resistance Fighter
Hannie Schaft was a resistance fighter of the Raad Van Verzet, which was closely tied to the Communist Party of the Netherlands.
Jones Valley High School of Birmingham, 1925-1974
Today Teenage is screening in Birmingham, Alabama at the Sidewalk Film Festival, so we’re celebrating Birmingham teens.
Brooklyn Poem Prodigy
Brooklyn native Nathalia Crane was just nine years old when she published her first poem in The New York Sun (they thought they were publishing an adult).
The Student Films of Austin’s Alan Frye
Tonight Teenage is showing in Austin, Texas, where the Austin Film Society is hosting a sneak preview as part of its Doc Nights series.
Throwback Thursday: PUNK
Since its genesis in the US and UK underground in the mid-70s, punk rock has clearly become a global force.
Wiseman on Paul Simon and Mescaline
In 1968, an English teacher, no doubt in an attempt at relevancy, uses Simon and Garfunkel to “teach” her class about poetry.
Earth Dies Burning — Teen Punk on TV
Los Angeles, 1982. UHF channel 18’s New Wave Theatre showcased punk and New Wave acts from the LA underground for the living rooms of America.
Cherry Queen of Traverse City
Today and tomorrow Teenage is screening at the Traverse City Film Festival, founded by local Traverse City resident Michael Moore (pictured below as a teenager).