"Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century" is a Documentary Series 15 Years in the Making

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29 April 2016
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Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century
Courtesy of Ovation
"Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century"
Premieres Thursday, May 5 at 7 pm ET on Ovation

         “Millennials,”  a six-part documentary series from filmmaker Rick Stevenson, is an emotionally raw look into the lives of a diverse group of 22 children as they transition from the innocence of childhood through the turbulence of adolescence and emerge as young adults. Through yearly candid interviews over the course of 15 years, “Millennials” echoes in real life what the award-winning film Boyhood has done in fiction.

          Over six weeks, viewers will meet the following young adults:

Ep. 1 – “Secrets” – Premiering Thursday, May 5 at 7pm ET
Danielle tries to recover from her abusive past. Jonathan tries to come to terms with his sexuality. Jade struggles with Body Dysmorphic Disorder and addiction.

Ep. 2 – “Popularity” – Premiering Thursday, May 12 at 7pm ET
Simon takes a shot at redemption. Gennette finds herself as the central target in a notorious national tabloid scandal. Kellan struggles to keep his family together.

Ep. 3 – “Immigrants” – Premiering Thursday, May 19 at 7pm ET
Cristian’s faith in the American dream is tested. Gwenth struggles with her controlling father. Prottush attempts to embrace his Muslim heritage.

Ep. 4 – “Siblings” – Premiering Thursday, May 26 at 7pm ET
Sam and Luke find strength in family. Zeke and Eli suffer from addiction. Zoriah and Veda bond together.

Ep. 5 – “Achievers” – Premiering Thursday, June 2 at 7pm ET
Haley struggles with guilt and sadness. Liam tells his brother Jonny his secret. Kobra overcomes the fear of failing.

Ep. 6 – “Resilience” – Premiering Thursday, June 9 at 7pm ET
Luciano is faced with a devastating blow. Hans struggles with social anxiety. Darius finds the courage needed to be happy by identifying as transgender.

 
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