SIFFRAFF Selects: Coming of Age

SIFF Cinema Egyptian Staff | Friday, November 19, 2021

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SIFFRAFF Selects: Coming of Age

With the release of Kenneth Branagh's Belfast, SIFF Cinema Egyptian staff share their favorite coming of age flicks.

When you’re at the Egyptian next, check out the display of their picks, always centered around upcoming programming and changed out every two to four weeks.

Boy

Boy

Alamein: “Boy?”
Boy: “Boy!”
Alamein: “Alright, I'm your dad.”

- Picked by Kalen

Daisies

Daisies

Marie II: “There, you see? We do exist after all.”
Marie I, Marie II: “We are, we are, we are, we are, we are…”

- Picked by Lily

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Kaspar: “It feels strong in my heart... The music feels strong in my heart... I feel so unexpectedly old…”

- Picked by Amanda

Frances Ha

Frances Ha

Frances: “I’m so embarrassed. I’m not a real person yet.”

- Picked by Katie

Girls Town

Girls Town

Angela: “What you see is what you get. It ain't cheap, it ain't free, but it's undeniably me.”

- Picked by Shayna

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

Cat Stevens banjo!

- Picked by Erin

Igby Goes Down

Igby Goes Down

Sookie: “What kind of a name is 'Igby'?”
Igby: “It's the kind of a name that someone named Sookie is in no position to question.”

- Picked by Josh

Mary Jane’s Not a Virgin Anymore

Mary Jane’s Not a Virgin Anymore

“I tried to tell him that our lives are going to change because of this, he just told me not to bother talking, because he was going to dub the video with the soundtrack from 'Eraserhead.'”

- Picked by Betty

Moonlight

Moonlight

Kevin: “Who is you, man?”
Black: “Who, me?”
Kevin: “Yeah, you. Them fronts? That car? Who is you, Chiron?”
Black: “I’m me, man. Ain’t trying to be nothing else.”
Kevin: “So you hard now?”

- Picked by Kolby

Rushmore

Rushmore

“I saved Latin. What did you ever do?”

- Picked by Tristen

SLC Punk

SLC Punk

Stevo: “You see, life is like that. We change, that's all. You see, the guy I am now is not the guy I was then. If the guy I was then met the guy I am now, he'd beat the shit out of me. Those are the facts.”

- Picked by Marisa

Slums of Beverly Hills

Slums of Beverly Hills

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”

- Picked by Ivan

The Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale

“Yeah, it’s very Kafkaesque.”

“…'Cause it’s written by Franz Kafka.”

“Right.”

- Picked by Milo

Submarine

Submarine

Oliver: “Ask me how deep the ocean is.”
Jordana: “Why?”
Oliver: "Because I know the answer.”

- Picked by Maggie

  • Date: November 19, 2021
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