Skip to main content

GSLL 70 Teenage Kicks: Race, Class and Gender in Postwar Youth Cultures

Films

Zoot Suit 
Suggested films:
The Beats
Assigned- Cry of Jazz (streaming)
Suggested films: 
Rockers & Die Halbstarken
Assigned – The Wild One
Suggested Films
Teddy Boys, Mods & Northern Soul
Assigned- Quadrophenia (streaming)
Suggested Films
Ska & Reggae
Suggested Films:
  • The Harder they Come
  • The Darker Side of Black
  • Feel the Noise
  • Awake Zion
  • Marley
Skinheads and Punks
Assigned Film – This is England
Suggested Films: 
  • Punk Attitude
  • New York Dolls: All Dolled Up
  • Flüstern & Schreien
  • CBGB: Punk from the Bowery
  • The Runaways
  • RepoMan
  • The Warriors
  • Blank City
  • Linda Linda Linda
  • Romper Stomper
  • Meantime
  • Skinheads of Asia
B-boy
Assigned film – Wild Style
Suggested films 
  • Style Wars
  • Beat Street
  • Breakin’ & Breakin’ 2 
  • The Freshest Kids
  • Planet B-Boy
  • Soulboy
  • Blacking up
  • Slingshot Hip-hop
  • Fresh Dressed
  • Say my Name
  • Cultures of Resistance
  • Hip-hopistan
  • Freestyle
  • Fear of a Black Hat (satire)
  • CB4 (satire)
  • Bamboozled (satire) 
Hardcore
Assigned film - Afropunk
Suggested films:
  • American Hardcore
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • 8 mile
  • Taqwacore: birth of punk Islam
  • The Taqwacores
  • Punk Jews
Riot Grrl
Suggested films:
  • And you belong 
  • Grrrl love and revolution
  • The punk singer 
  • From The Back of the Room 

Ravers and Popper
Suggested films:

  • Check your body at the door
  • Pretty Colors
  • Human Traffic
  • Kids
  • The Bling Ring

Hipsters
Suggested films:

  • Reality Bites
  • Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist
  • Juno
  • Submarine
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Garden State
  • Harold & Maude
  • Donnie Darko

Teenager – in general
Suggested films:

  • Boyz ‘n the hood
  • Menace 2 Society
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Pretty in Pink
  • Better Luck Tomorrow
  • Lords of Dogtown
  • 12 O’Clock Boys
  • Dope
  • Hipsters
  • Class Act
 
 
 

Media Librarian

Winifred Metz's picture
Winifred Metz
Contact:
Media Resources Center,
Undergraduate Library
(919) 962-4099
  • Last Updated: Oct 20, 2020 10:24 AM
  • URL: https://guides.lib.unc.edu/c.php?g=554729