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A dark, playful ensemble dramedy about a group of high school students exploring their sexuality in a modern world


High school students explore modern sexuality, testing deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.
We streamed the Season 1 Part 1 Finale of GENERA+ION before it premiered on HBO Max, then hosted a conversation with the creators and cast!

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Zelda Barnz (Co-creator and EP)
Daniel Barnz (Co-creator and director)
Lukita Maxwell (Cast)
Justice Smith (Cast)
Christina Nieves (Writer)

Michael Cuby (them., NYLON)

The ensemble cast includes Chase Sui Wonders, Chloe East, Haley Sanchez, Lukita Maxwell, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Nathanya Alexander, Nava Mau and Uly Schlesinger with Justice Smith and Martha Plimpton.

Free RSVP | Presented in partnership with HBO Max, Campus Pride and The Phluid Project
Stream the series on HBO Max