The Hollywood Reporter
November 8, 2012
Only the Young: AFI Fest Review
Set in recession-wilted SoCal suburbia, Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims’ nonfiction feature focuses on an endearing trio of teenage Christian punks.
The coming of age of the American adolescent, a perennial subject of fiction and nonfiction films, adds a fresh chapter with Only the Young, the debut feature by CalArts grads Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims. Their fast-moving documentary zeros in on three ultra-likable Southern California high-schoolers, following them through a succession of hairstyles and turning points. Read More