Coming of Age Movies

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Belle

Bend it Like Beckham (2002)

Better Luck Tomorrow (2003)

Blackbird (2014)

Boyz in the Hood

Brother to  Brother 

Catfish in Blackbean Sauce

The Chi

Children of the Arctic

Cooley High

Cornbread, Earl and Me

Coyotes

City of God

City of Men

Crooklyn

Dance Me Outside

Dayveon

Don’t Let Me Drown

Drumline

The Debut

Fighter

Finding Forrester

First Match

Four Sheets to the Wind

The Getdown

GIrlhood

Go For It

Guide to recognizing your saints

Hangin’ with the Homeboys

The Inkwell

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

Jal

Lackawanna Blues

The Lesser Blessed

Love and Basketball

Love, Concord

Mamitas

Merantau

Moonlight

Mosquita y Mari

The Motel

On the Ice

Our Song

Pariah

Passing Strange (2008 )

Quinceañera

Raising Victor Vargas

Real Women Have Curves

Roll Bounce

Saving Face

Secret

Skate Kitchen

 Slumdog Millionaire (2008 )

Smoke Signals 

Strawberry Fields

Take the Lead

This Christmas

Times and Winds

Towelhead (2008 )

Tsotsi

The Wood

Up Heartbreak Hill

Y Tu Mamá Tamién

Viva 

Award winning independent adolescent and coming of age films

ALA 2009 list of Fabulous Films for Young Adults: Coming of Age Around the World

Coming of age movies featured at 2008 Tribeca Film Festival

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