The following is a 5-page study guide or movie packet on the 2008 documentary "American Teen" directed by Nanette Burstein. The first page provides a cast and crew list and a background and introduction to the film. The second page provides a notes page for viewers to write their notes. The third page provides comprehension questions that actively challenge viewers to analyze each viewer's conflict, mise en scene, and other aspects analyzing the film's style. The fourth page provides discussion questions. The fifth page provides genre study questions that ask viewers what in style, subject matter, and ideologies makes "American Teen" a noteworthy documentary.