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Titles in Genre Adolescence/Coming of Age

BROKEN

BROKEN

Directed by Rufus Norris
Winner - Best Film - British Independent Film Awards (BIFA)
Winner - Best Supporting Actor - British Independent Film Awards (BIFA)
Nominated - 9 Awards - British Independent Film Awards (BIFA)

"The visually pleasing drama is graced by a lovely score from Britpop eminence Damon Albarn...and by fine performances, notably from a soulful Tim Roth and appealing young newcomer Eloise Laurence."
- David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

"Broken is a valuable showcase for an outstanding up-and-coming talent, and Laurence is an actor to watch."
- Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

"A haunting, unexpectedly ambitious gem."
- Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine
CAMPFIRE

CAMPFIRE

Directed by Joseph Cedar
  • YEAR 3 - FILM 10 / 
  • Israel / 
  • 2004 / 
  • Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 96 min
Winner - Best Film - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
Winner - Best Screenplay - Award of the Israeli Film Academy

"Released as the settlements on the Gaza Strip were being dismantled, Cedar's film offers a refreshing new perspective of them and a sly critique of their origins."
- Ken Fox, TV Guide

"Remarkable! A winningly heartfelt little gem!"
- Jen Johans, Film Intution

"Always engaging to watch! A very warm and character-driven film that tackles the very timely, provocative subject of racial discrimination in a surprisingly gentle way."
- Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
CAROL'S JOURNEY

CAROL'S JOURNEY

Directed by Imanol Uribe
  • YEAR 2 - FILM 2 / 
  • Spain / 
  • 2002 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 100 min

"Exquisitely shot and told with a delicate simplicity...refreshing!"
- Jen Johans, Film Intuition

"Carol's Journey has an innate appreciation for the emotional vibrancy of youth and love."
- FlickHead.com

"A little gem by the name of Carol's Journey...the personal message of this type of film drives much deeper into our hearts as the events unfold in such a manner as to remind us that life goes on as much as war comes at a greater cost than we tend to realize."
- Don Houston, DVD Talk
CHOKING MAN

CHOKING MAN

Directed by Steve Barron
  • YEAR 6 - FILM 6 / 
  • Canada / 
  • 2006 / 
  • English / 
  • 84 min
Winner - Best Director - Ibiza Int'l Film Festival
Winner - Best Newcomers - Ibiza Int'l Film Festival

"A high quality film and well worth seeing!"
- Cinema Strikes Back

"Choking Man is everything an independent film should be."
- Steven Soderbergh

"Barron's characters pass magically between dimensions!"
- Ronnie Scheib, Variety
CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD

CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD

Directed by Benjamín Ávila
  • YEAR 10 - FILM 12 / 
  • Argentina, Spain and Brazil / 
  • 2012 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 110 min
Winner - 10 Awards - Premios Sur (Argentina's Oscars)
Winner - Casa de America Award - San Sebastián Int'l FF
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival (Directors' Fortnight)

"Seductive! An intimate, richly tactile and impressionistic picture of a 'once-upon-a-time' in childhood."
- Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

"Impressive! Ávila is an artist worth keeping an eye on."
- David Fear, Time Out New York

"Vibrant! A charming, involving first feature!"
- Alan Scherstuhl, The Village Voice
CORPO CELESTE

CORPO CELESTE

Directed by Alice Rohrwacher
  • YEAR 10 - FILM 5 / 
  • Italy / 
  • 2011 / 
  • Italian with English subtitles / 
  • 100 min
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection - New York Film Festival

"The big payoffs arrive in a couple of small, understated moments of grace...thanks to Alice Rohrwacher's restrained buildup and direction, they certainly feel well earned."
- Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety

"A quietly impressive feature debut."
- Lee Marshall, Screen Daily

"Captivating! The images of two people, both in search of something heavenly, in this ghostly setting, is powerful, unforgettable stuff."
- Drew Taylor, indieWIRE
DAY AND NIGHT

DAY AND NIGHT

Directed by Sabine Derflinger
  • Austria / 
  • 2011 / 
  • German with English subtitles / 
  • 101 min
EL BOLA

EL BOLA

Directed by Achero Manas
  • YEAR 1 - FILM 1 / 
  • Spain / 
  • 2000 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 87 min
Winner - Best Film - Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars®)
Winner - Best New Director - Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars®)
Winner - Best New Actor - Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars®)

"A truly remarkable performance from its lead actor, twelve-year-old Juan José Ballesta, who plays this street urchin in equal parts tough and vulnerable."
- Jamie Russell, BBC

"A wonderful tale [with] amazing portrayals! Emotional and unforgettable!"
- Jen Johans, Film Intuition

"At once subtle and visceral...a measure of faith in the future."
- Leslie Camhi, The Village Voice
FOREIGN LETTERS

FOREIGN LETTERS

Directed by Ela Thier
  • United States / 
  • 2012 / 
  • English, Hebrew & Vietnamese with English subtitles / 
  • 100 min
Winner - Global Zoom Award - Children's Film Festival Seattle

"A truly heartfelt and absolutely delightful film, rich with both comic and dramatic episodes, that I would recommend to anyone!"
- Christina Zawadizsky, BookRoom Review

"There's an overall sense of grassroots intimacy [with] beauty at the core."
- Robert Bell, Exclaim.ca

"Inspiring! Powerful [and] delightful!"
- David Crumm, Read the Spirit
GARIBALDI'S LOVERS

GARIBALDI'S LOVERS

Directed by Silvio Soldini
Winner - Best Film - Swiss Film Prize
Official Selection - Busan Int'l Film Festival

"...A modern tale on contemporary Italy where a love story intertwined with family affairs collides with the materialism of our times."
- Camilla de Marco, Cineuropa
GINGER AND CINNAMON

GINGER AND CINNAMON

Directed by Daniele Luchetti
  • YEAR 1 - FILM 11 / 
  • Italy / 
  • 2003 / 
  • Italian with English subtitles / 
  • 82 min
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection - European Union Film Festival

"Ginger and Cinnamon is an unpretentious romp about a 14-year-old determined to lose her virginity on a Greek island."
- Deborah Young, Variety
GLASSLAND

GLASSLAND

Directed by Gerard Barrett
  • YEAR 14 - FILM 3 / 
  • Ireland / 
  • 2014 / 
  • English / 
  • 93 min

"Knockout performances, almost flawless drama."
- Leslie Felperin, The Guardian

"Its melancholic beauty is elicited from the decisively enthralling cinematography and two utterly intense performances."
- Carlos Aguilar , Indiewire

"Before anyone has even said anything, the economy of Barrett as a storyteller is abundantly clear."
- Hollywood Reporter