coming of age

Photography

Vlad Molodez captures the magic and melancholy of growing up in Siberia

After contributing to our My Month in a Photo series, we commissioned the photographer to show us more of his life back home.
Ryan White
6.14.21
Culture

10 great 90s coming-of-age movies (that aren’t Clueless)

Because as cool as Cher Horowitz is, change is always good.
Douglas Greenwood
6.4.21
Film

The documentary capturing the sad hedonism of teen America

‘Cusp’, a new movie at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, tells the story of three teen Texas girls battling summers of boredom and sexual violence.
Douglas Greenwood
2.3.21
Culture

10 captivating books to read over holiday break

Bored and stuck at home? We’re here to help.
Britnee Meiser
12.17.20
Photography

This photographer has spent years shooting two cousins

Alessandra Sanguinetti's expansive project is a dreamy coming-of-age book series documenting the lives of two girls in Argentina.
Oliver Lunn
9.23.20
Film

Barbie Ferreira and Haley Lu Richardson on the importance of Unpregnant

The duo’s teen road trip film is full of laughs, but sheds some much-needed light on the way we perceive abortion in 2020.
Nicole DeMarco
9.10.20
Culture

This coming of age novel explores what it means to be queer in Poland

'Swimming in the Dark' is a sun-soaked love story that rivals 'Call Me By Your Name' and contextualises the struggle for LGBTQ+ rights.
Dane Harrison
7.15.20
Film

Eliza Scanlen on Babyteeth, Little Women and strategies for survival

The rising Australian actress’ new coming-of-age film is full of endearing humor and vitality.
Sarah Gooding
6.19.20
Film

7 prom movies to help you cope with missing your own

From cult classic 'Carrie' to Greta Gerwig's 'Lady Bird,’ these coming of age films capture the spirit of prom night.
Nicole DeMarco
5.7.20
Culture

Daisy Edgar-Jones: “It’s very real to what a relationship is really like”

The ‘Normal People’ star on her chemistry with co-star Paul Mescal, filming very real sex scenes and the pressure of playing Marianne in the adaptation of Sally Rooney’s beloved novel.
Britnee Meiser
4.27.20
Culture

The class of 2020 is having a high school experience like no other

How students are dealing with missing traditions like prom and graduation in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
Erica Euse
4.1.20
Culture

5 sex positive coming of age shows to stream on Netflix

Teen dramas like 'I Am Not Okay With This' and 'Sex Education' teach the importance of healthy relationships, consent and acceptance.
Corey Bates
3.5.20
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