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'Fast Times,' 'All American High': Two views of 1980s teen life
'Fast Times,' 'All American High': Two views of 1980s teen life

One is a classic of the teen high school genre, the other a short but pungent documentary that hasn't been seen in 25 years. Together, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "All American High" capture a time capsule of teen life in the 1980s from complementary perspectives. American Cinematheque will present the double feature Aug. 17 at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. "Fast Times" director Amy Heckerling and "All American High's" Keva Rosenfeld will discuss their directorial debuts in a Q&A after the screenings. The filmmakers are friends, having met three decades ago. The films started their own dialogue back then as well. "'All American High' really confirms the reality of 'Fast...

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