Sarah Elizabeth Mintz on the emotional trajectory that led to her debut feature Good Girl Jane, which world premieres at Tribeca this weekend.
For director Anna Mastro, making Secret Society of Second-Born Royals connected her back to her adolescence – and her true superpower.
Dramarama writer-director Jonathan Wysocki on the perils and pitfalls of making work that draws from one’s own life.
Director Martha Stephens traces back the roots of her fascination with being a teenager in the '50s and '60s, the focus of her latest film.
Nijla Mu'min makes no apologies for her African-American coming-of-age movie Jinn, which plays at BAM this weekend.
LaBruce extols the virtues of Frank and Eleanor Perry’s shocking coming-of-age drama that captures the loss of innocence of the late 1960s.
Writer and actress Mara Wilson traces her complex relationship over time with Phoebe Gloeckner's book, and then its big-screen version.
A period coming-of-age dramedy, Heller's debut feature is a portrait of adolescence femininity that embraces complexity.
One of 2014's best, this Brooklyn-set portrait of burgeoning female adolescent sexuality examines a moment of transition in a young girl's life.