Teenage is screening this weekend in Barcelona at the In-Edit Festival, so here’s a collection of highlights from the work of Spanish teen actors across the decades.
Monthly Archives: October 2013
Africa has the highest concentration of teens on the planet, and in Nairobi they are expressing themselves in never-before-seen ways.
William Burroughs’ Advice for Teens
William Burroughs — visionary writer, counterculture icon, questionable giver of advice.
Miss Teen USA, 1984
Whether confusing mannequins with people or charming snakes at the casbah, they’re all endearing!
Korea’s Dream High
Teenage is screening in at the DMZ Korean International Film Festival this weekend, hosted in Gyeonggi Province, and the cities of Goyang and Paju.
The New York State Training School for Girls, 1904-1975
The New York State Training School for Girls was established in Hudson, New York in 1904 as a new establishment for the internment of “incorrigible” girls between the ages of 12 and 15.
How to Protect Teens From ‘Going Punk’
In 1987, ABC set out to help parents protect their teens from an unsettling and terrifying new trend sweeping the nation — punk rock.
Los Angeles, World Capital of Teen Fandom
Teenage is screening today at ArcLight Doc Fest in Los Angeles, so here’s a chronological compilation of LA teens doing what they do best — fawning over entertainers of all kinds in the entertainment capital of the world (the above photo is a Bee Gees concert in 1979!).
Who Were the Teddy Girls?
Writer and Teenage Blog reader Eve Dawoud saw our previous post on Teddy Girls and wanted to share with us selections of interviews she’s conducted with some of the real people in the photos — Mary Toovey, Elsie Hendon, Iris Thornton and Ted Burton — for an ongoing research project.
Veils and Cleats: Zanzibar’s New Generation Queens
On the island of Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous state off the coast of Tanzania, there is an old cultural belief that Islam and women’s soccer are incompatible.