Articles tagged american teen

12 Aug 2008 // 6:41 AM

The reality of the ‘American Teen’ in Indiana

When Nanette Burstein was in high school—a prep school in Buffalo—she spent a year abroad, living with a family in Spain. She was

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‘American Teen’ director: ‘Real life is stranger than fiction’

Nanette Burstein likes to immerse herself in a subject, shoot miles of footage, and tell a story with the edited footage. At 38, she was already

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1 Aug 2008 // 6:31 AM

‘American Teen’ documents ‘real’ high school life

The rites of teen passage have inspired feature films as diverse as “American Beauty” and “American Pie.” Nanette Burstein’s documentary “American Teen” demonstrates that

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30 Jul 2008 // 2:00 AM

American Teen

In American Teen, Hannah is charismatic, bright, and entertainingly acerbic concerning her classmates' struggles with the high school's "total caste system."

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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