Fountain of Youth: Best of Young Adult Films
October 18 | 11:00am – 1:00pm | Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
2015, 18m 47s, UK (English)
Directed by Lloyd Eyre-Morgan
A time travel sci-fi focusing on youth issues (LGBT, Bullying and Self Harm)
2014, 15m 16s, Germany (Chinese/English)
Directed by Daniela Lucato
Two taiwanese girls, Ron and May, are living in Berlin. As Ron’s birthday approaches, the different love that they feel for each other places them in front of a meaningful change.
2014, 15m 55s, UK (English)
Directed by Lian Furness
Curious seven year old Lily sees the world through the fantasy stories written by one of her two fathers. After she sees them upset following the arrival of a strange woman from the past, we follow her quest to cheer up her dads, using the moral of her favourite bedtime story, Pebble Moon, as she discovers what true family means.
2014, 13m 20s, US (English)
Directed by Leandro Tadashi
New Year's Eve 1999 finds college-bound Clark and Trevor concerned about the future of their friendship, and a request for Clark to be Trevor's wingman ensures things will never be the same again.
Paper and Jeans
2014, 22m, Brazil (Portuguese)
Directed by Pedro Paulo de Andrade
29 year-old Victor dives into his high school years in order to write a letter with an important message to his teenage self.
Something to Tell
2015, 11m 30s, Sweden (Swedish)
Directed by Jenny Larsson
Elsa is in love. Everything happened during her sabbatical year in the US. But Elsa hasn’t told anyone, not even her dad. Back in Sweden Elsa is filled with anxiety and fear of not being accepted for her feelings. There are so many people talking about what’s natural and unnatural, normal and abnormal... But what is more natural than love?
2015, 6m 40s, Costa Rica (Spanish)
Directed by Ayerim Villanueva
Rosario reveals her secret to her parents and decides to follow her heart.
2014, 3m, US (English)
Directed by Kira Bursky
While on a bike trip with her best friend, Hattie travels between reality and her day dream world where she and her best friend are more than friends.
Sticks and Stones
2014, 4m 26s, Ireland (English)
Directed by Stephen Mooney
A young man is exposed to the dark side of social media.