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Only the Young


Location: Bartos Screening Room

Dir. Elizabeth Mims, Jason Tippet. 2012, 72 mins. Digital projection. Garrison and Kevin are best friends, skaters who spend their days exploring the underpasses and abandoned homes of their Southern California neighborhood. But all that changes when Garrison discovers the opposite sex. Over one long summer of first loves and heartbreaks, new intimacies and adventures, they scramble to catch up while their young lives start to speed forward. Distinctively shot and scored by first-timers Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims, Only the Young achieves a casual intimacy with its young protagonists that is as beguiling as it is impressive. The film’s portraiture of American suburban youth is both unguarded and ennobling. Nominated for four Cinema Eye Honors awards and winner of Best Debut Feature.

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