The Invention of the Teenager

Friday, March 14, 2014

 As the cultural landscape around the world shifted during the industrial revolution, and with a growing gap between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape: teenagers. Director Matt Wolf discusses his documentary “Teenage,” a rumination of the creation of youth culture from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th, adapted from Jon Savage's bestselling 2007 book of the same name. “Teenage” opens March 14 at the Lanmark Sunshine Cinema.


Matt Wolf

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Keith from Queens

Baden Powell was a humanist who believed deeply in the principles of international peace and brotherhood! He was a military commander who, after witnessing the brutality of war in South Africa, was in fact incredibly disturbed by the militaristic aspect of youth movements in England - he FOUNDED the Boy Scouts as a peaceful youth movement with the express purpose of fostering international understanding and cultural diversity!

This guy is full of it!

Mar. 14 2014 12:48 PM

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