Narrated by cult teen star Fairuza Balk, Beyond Clueless is a dizzying journey into the mind, body and soul of the teen movie, as seen through the eyes of over 200 modern coming-of-age classics.

The film was written and directed by Charlie Lyne with an original score by Summer Camp. It had its world premiere at SXSW in March 2014.


Now in its 16th year, the Festival do Rio screens over 350 films from 60 countries, including four screenings of Beyond Clueless.

Saturday 27th September · 1:50pm · Estação Rio 3 BRAZILIAN PREMIERE Tickets

Sunday 28th September · 8:10pm · Museu da República Tickets

Saturday 4th October · 8:10pm · Estação Botafogo 3 Tickets

Tuesday 7th October · 6:00pm · Cine Joia Tickets

Beyond Clueless hits Scandinavia for the 15th annual Bergen International Film Festival, the biggest of its kind in Norway, with director Charlie Lyne in attendance.

Sunday 28th September · 4:50pm · Cinemateket i Bergen NORWAY PREMIERE Tickets

Monday 29th September · 7:05pm · Magnus Barfot 3 Tickets

Tuesday 30th September · 2:55pm · Magnus Barfot 3 Tickets

As part of the Adolescent Culture Festival — a free festival and run by and for teenagers — Madrid Cinematheque hosts Festeen, a programme of films on teen themes.

Monday 5th October · 5:00pm · Sala Borau SPANISH PREMIERE Tickets

Summer Camp bring their live score of Beyond Clueless to the 15th annual Kerry Film Festival, which will also mark the film's Irish premiere.

Friday 10th October · 8:10pm · Siamsa Tire IRISH PREMIERE SCORED LIVE BY SUMMER CAMP Tickets

Beyond Clueless returns to the Cinefamily for a second screening, following our sold out Los Angeles premiere earlier this month.

Friday 10th October · 7:30pm · The Cinefamily ENCORE SCREENING Tickets

Now in its 27th year, Dallas VideoFest welcomes Beyond Clueless back to Texas, where it all began.

Sunday 12th October · 6:45pm · Alamo Drafthouse DFW Tickets

Join us in Dundee for the Scottish premiere of Beyond Clueless at Discovery Film Festival, programmed by young people, for young people.

Tuesday 28th October · 10:00am · Dundee Contemporary Arts SCOTTISH PREMIERE Tickets

Tuesday 4th November · 12:00pm · Dundee Contemporary Arts Tickets

Beyond Clueless hits the Hawaii International Film Festival, 'the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region'.

Wednesday 5th November · 5:45pm · Dole Cannery E Tickets


'Vibrant, funny and subversive… interpretative analysis at its most engaging and evocative' — Dazed & Confused

'It deconstructs cliques, party scenes, and devirginations, while also serving as an irresistible guide to the best (and worst-best) teen movies ever' - New York Magazine

'A Ph.D. on the history of high school cinema. I thought it was fascinating' — Tracey Emin

'While the analysis traverses the terrain of teen identity, sex, hierarchy and groupthink, the film feels as light and enjoyable as any teen movie' - Sight & Sound

'Lyne's personal enthusiasm for teen films reverberates in every frame' - The Week

'There is no denying the wealth of research and smart analysis' - Screen International

'Accomplishes a storyteller’s most important goal: to say what we all know but could never have put so well ourselves' - Opening Ceremony

'The film equivalent of a Teen Movie Reader' — VICE

'Through witty editing, a hypnotic narration and a hair-raising score, Lyne makes a compelling case that these candy-coloured teenage confections have dark, poisonous cores' - The Skinny

'His passion for the genre is evident and his theories are presented with a rigour that pays the films the respect he feels they deserve' - The Guardian

'Hypnotic... evokes the tone of a David Attenborough documentary' - Little White Lies

'Shot through with enough darkness to leave you questioning this very white, heterosexual vision of teen utopia' — Grolsch Film Works

'The ultimate movie about teen movies' - i-D




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