I wrote my first email to Jon Savage in March of 2009 asking if he ever thought about turning his book Teenage into a film.
Series: Director’s Diary
Notes and general musings about the culture that inspired Teenage from Director Matt Wolf
Tonight Teenage is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the most exciting part of this four-year project for me has been collaborations.
Teenage: The Film, The Blog, The Future
Almost exactly two years ago, we launched this site, and I wrote a little letter about why I wanted to make the film Teenage.
Looking Back On Joyce Maynard
Joyce Maynard was writing for Seventeen Magazine when she was still a teenage prep school student at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Damien Wayne Echols
There was a gross miscarriage of justice when goth teenager Damien Wayne Echols and his friends were convicted of brutally murdering three boys at Robin Hoods Hill in West Memphis, Arkansas.
I recently wrote an article for the incredible film magazine Little Joe about the pre-history of gay teenagers on television.
Jo Vega & Me
I get obsessed with teenagers in documentaries. I guess it’s because I have some experience.
Living in Teenage
In 1995 my friend Becky’s sister Jenny Villagran was back from college, and she gave me a copy of her zine Hepcat while playing a cassette of The Smiths.