Tag: Phoebe Gloeckner

The Girl from a Different World

Excerpt from A Child’s Life and Other Stories   Excerpted from A Child’s Life and Other Stories by Phoebe Gloeckner. © 1996, 1998, 2000 Phoebe Gloeckner.

Staff Review: The Diary of a Teenage Girl, the film

NAB staff members were invited to the San Francisco pre-screening of The Diary of a Teenage Girl at the historic Castro Theatre this past Monday. Given the anticipation we’ve all had about the movie, it was an exciting evening, made even more so by the unexpected appearance of Alexander Skarsgård in full drag (for when in Rome/the Castro…) …continue

The Diary of a Teenage Girl Soundtrack to Be Released on Vinyl

The film adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner’s The Diary of a Teenage Girl starring Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig, and Alexander Skarsgård is set to be released on August 7th. As the publisher of the graphic novel on which it’s based, to say we’re very excited for the film would be a massive understatement. Amidst the news of …continue

A Few Days in the Life of Minnie Goetze

by Phoebe Gloeckner The film adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner’s The Diary of a Teenage Girl, starring Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, and Kristen Wiig, will be in theaters in New York City and Los Angeles on August 7 and in other major cities soon after. If you’re someone who has to read a book before watching the movie, you …continue

Watch the trailer for The Diary of a Teenage Girl

First released in 2002, Phoebe Gloeckner’s The Diary of Teenage Girl, tells the provocative and often wrenching story of fifteen-year-old Minnie Goetze, who longs for love and acceptance and struggles with her own precocious sexuality. According to The San Francisco Chronicle, “Minnie is one of the most believable teenage protagonists ever written, a complicated, contradictory child posing as a woman. Her ‘Diary’ is a …continue

Women’s History Spotlight: The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Only about half of us will ever really know what it’s like to be a teenage girl. Others depend on stories to better understand the experience, which can be difficult to tell, and even harder to portray authentically. Yet, this year’s Sundance Festival saw the premiere of a film that depicts the raw emotion of female adolescence perhaps more …continue