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ONLY THE YOUNG

Date: January 28th at 7pm, Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

Details: 73 mins, USA, 2012. Boston Premiere

Filmmakers: Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims

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Synopsis: ONLY THE YOUNG is the story of the children that inhabit a small desert town in Southern California–a town dominated by foreclosed homes and underpasses, unfilled swimming pools and skate parks. The three teenagers of focus must find things to do in a place that offers nothing–but in observing their day-to-day lives, we see them discover friendship, first love, heartbreak, and what it means to be young. Tippet and Mims’ delicate, ethereal filmmaking and ONLY THE YOUNG’s innocent yet rebellious subjects collectively embody the very essence of adolescence.

Filmmaker Jason Tippet in Attendance for Post Screening Q&A

Awards: 

AFI Film Festival Audience Award

Silverdocs 2012, Best Feature US Documentary Competition

Camden International Film Festival 2012, Emerging Cinematic Vision Award Winner

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The screening of ONLY THE YOUNG will be preceded by THE VOYAGERS, a short film from experimental filmmaker, Penny Lane. In the summer of 1977, NASA sent Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 on an epic journey into interstellar space. Together and alone, they will travel until the end of the universe.

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