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2011 Fabulous Films for Young Adults “Other Times/Other Places.” The list includes films, both fiction and nonfiction, that display teens reacting to the society around them and how they learn to become who they are. The complete list, including annotations, can be found at www.ala.org/yalsa/fabfilms.

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YALSA'S FABULOUS FILMS: Other Times/Other Places

2011 Fabulous Films for Young Adults “Other Times/Other Places.” The list includes films, both fiction and nonfiction, that display teens reacting to the society around them and how they learn to become who they are. The complete list, including annotations, can be found at www.ala.org/yalsa/fabfilms.


Alice in Wonderland DVD Alice in Wonderland
Alice falls down the rabbit hole again and meets unusual creatures and the evil Red Queen in this Tim Burton directed adaptation of this classic story.


DVD ALI3142
American graffiti DVD American graffiti
In George Lucas’s classic coming of age film a group of teens prepare their future on graduation night.


DVD AME272
Back to the future the complete trilogy DVD Back to the future the complete trilogy
Marty McFly travels in a DeLorean from 1985 to 1955 to save his friend Doc Brown.


DVD BAC121
Becoming Jane DVD Becoming Jane
The story of young Jane Austen finding love and inspiration.


DVD BEC104
Chicago DVD Chicago
A musical set in 1920s Chicago about two women who are convicted of murder and their flamboyant media manipulating lawyer who fights for their freedom.


DVD CHI700
The chronicles of Riddick DVD The chronicles of Riddick
In this sci-fi thriller, Riddick is thrown into prison. He escapes only to go from the frying pan into the fire.


DVD CHR6324
The chronicles of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe DVD The chronicles of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe
Four siblings discover the world of Narnia by going through a wardrobe and they must gather the creatures that live there together and fight the White Witch.


DVD CHR986
The Dark knight DVD The Dark knight
Batman has to fight the Joker, organized crime and corrupt cops all while resisting going from crusader to vigilante.


DVD DAR190
Dazed and confused DVD Dazed and confused
It’s 1976 in Texas and the last day of high school before the hazy days of summer commence.


DVD DAZ1634
An education DVD An education
Sixteen year-old Jenny is read to be an adult. She meets an older man who introduces her to the colorful world of Britain in the 1960s. As she becomes more entranced with the adult world her future is jeopardized.


DVD EDU3173
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