(2011 TFI/Insurgent Fellowship)

Teenage is an unconventional historical film about youth culture based on an acclaimed book by the punk author Jon Savage. The film examines the invention of modern teenagers in wartime America with profiles of extraordinary adolescents.

Matt Wolf Matt Wolf

Matt’s recent film It’s Me, Hilary premiered at Sundance and is airing on HBO. His previous features include Teenage, about the birth of youth culture, and Wild Combination, about cellist... more»

Jon Savage Jon Savage

Jon Savage is the author of Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture 1875-1945, which was published and critically acclaimed in the UK, North America, and Germany in 2007. His television writing... more»

Additional Credits

Kyle Martin

Ben Howe

Jacqui Edenbrow

Genre: Documentary