In Teenage we follow Hitler Youth recruit Melita Maschmann from her rise to the rank of Press Officer until she finds herself in personal crisis as the Third Reich falls.
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Malik Peters as Warren Wall
Above: Malik Peters as Warren Wall by Anna Rose Holmer
When New Orleans based Malik Peters auditioned for the role of Warren Wall, a 1940s American Boy Scout, writer/director Matt Wolf didn’t realize he had traveled all the way from his home in New Orleans for the Teenage casting call.
Ben Rosenfield as Tommie Scheel
“Tommie heard something in swing he liked. It was a new youth language, and Nazi’s weren’t allowed.”
Leah Hennessey as Brenda Dean Paul
Brenda Dean Paul, the “Bright Young Person” whom we see party and crash in Teenage, is portrayed by Leah Hennessey, a New York based actor, musician, and writer.
To Be Young and in France
This guy was the diving champ at French overnight camp.
German Youth of Decades Past
Looking forward to our German TV debut on Arte Sunday night, we dug up our favorite blog posts about the youth of Germany.
Girls Rock and Roll Camp Makes Herstory!
Have you seen Pretty Little Demon‘s new music video yet?
Revisiting Russian Youth Cultures
Teenage makes its russian premiere as the opening night film of Moscow’s Beat Film Festival tonight (June 6).
“I Was a Nazi and Here’s Why”: The New Yorker on Melita Maschmann’s Memoir
In Teenage, portraits of a four emblematic youth from history are woven into the larger narrative about the emergence of youth culture.