Coming of age with Bo Burnham
The coming-of-age film, “Eighth Grade” has been steadily gaining acclaim and some pushback since it debuted at Sundance earlier this year. The story of Kayla transition from middle school to high school in this digital age is both unique and familiar. This is Bo Burnham’s directorial debut and it has struck a nerve across audiences. Our host, Kaely Monahan, spoke with Burnham about the inspiration behind the story, how scary middle school is, and the lasting power of Enya’s music.
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