ONLY THE YOUNG (2012)
68min

Honors:
AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs 2012 - WINNER, Sterling Award, Best U.S. Feature
AFI Fest 2012 - WINNER, Audience Award
Cinema Eye Honors 2013 - WINNER, Best Debut Feature
True/False 2012 - Sneak Preview
Hot Docs 2012 - World Premiere
NPR's 2012 In Review - "10 Films Worth Going Out Of Your Way For"
Camden International 2012 - WINNER, Emerging Cinematic Vision Award
San Francisco International 2012

Directors - Elizabeth Mims and Jason Tippet
Producer - Derek Waters
Co-Producers - Yoko Okumura, Sean Rourke Meehan, Josh Polon

Critical Response:
-"An unqualified hit. Of the past decade's many fine films on skateboarders and international skateboarding culture, Only the Young stands out as the most human and affecting." Variety
-"One of the freshest and most assured debuts in recent memory." Cinema Scope
"Stunning." Huffington Post
-"A major feature debut. Beautifully shot and affectionate without turning cute or coddling, it's the best possible kind of crowdpleaser." Filmmaker Magazine
-"Truly cinematic. Only the Young captures small moments that seem too good to be true yet too genuine to be staged or scripted, with an exceptional lyricism not found in most fiction features." RogerEbert.com
-Sublime." Reverse Shot
-"After only one viewing, I’m ready to file Only The Young in the all-time coming-of-age canon." Hammer to Nail
-"An extraordinary discovery to add to the year's 'best of' list." Ripping Reality