Tuesday, July 30 2013
London teens Ginger and Rosa are on the cusp of adulthood as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms. Confronted by the possibilities of a changing world, the girls struggle to find their separate identities while maintaining their friendship.
Sunday, June 9 2013
In her first feature film, Aurora Guerrero introduces us to a pair of Chicana teens who develop intense feelings for one another. By telling the story of Mosquita y Mari, Guerrero crosses a new frontier in Chicano cinema.
Tuesday, September 1 2009
A hugely enjoyable blend of humor and agony that captures the confused, painful, but open-ended state of late adolescence.
Monday, July 7 2008
Gessen's writing most resembles F. Scott Fitzgerald’s in the struggle to represent youth and beauty without succumbing fully and uncritically to their seduction.
Tuesday, April 17 2007
Hers is the journey of a lost teenager, but it's far from The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.