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What Do You Regret About High School?

Jan 19, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Sean Conlon

In a series of short interviews, young adults talk about the things they wish they knew when they teens. Filmmaker Sean Conlon keeps his camera trained on their faces, a bare style that leaves few distractions from their anxieties about identity, confidence, maturity, and regret. "You're going to be okay," says one woman, "even when you think you're not." 

If you'd like to watch more of Conlon's work, visit his website. The score was produced by Gary Kramer.

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Author: Chris Heller

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A showcase of cinematic short documentary films, curated by The Atlantic.