Only The Young

Director Jason Tippet & Elizabeth Mims
Genre Documentary
Runtime 72 minutes
Supplier Oscilloscope Laboratories
Festivals/Awards WINNER - Top Five Documentaries, NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW 2012
Release Date In theatres on February 15, 2013
DVD/Blu-ray available on May 28, 2013


ONLY THE YOUNG follows the story of three teenagers that live in a small desert town in Southern California - a town dominated by foreclosed homes and underpasses, unfilled swimming pools and skate parks. These kids must find things to do in a place that offers nothing - yet in the course of observing their day-to-day lives, we see them discover friendship, first love, heartbreak, and what it means to be young. Tippet and Mims' delicate, ethereal filmmaking and ONLY THE YOUNG's innocent yet rebellious subjects collectively embody the very essence of adolescence.

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Press & Articles

“Destination: Adulthood, by Way of the Skate Park” - The New York Times

“‘Only The Young’ review” - The New York Post

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