This year, I’m on the committee for the YALSA selection list, Fabulous Films for Young Adults (“Fab Films”).
What is Fab Films about? “Each year, the Fabulous Films for Young Adults committee selects a list of films around a theme that will appeal to young adults in a variety of library settings. Titles will be selected to appeal to young adults with varied tastes and interests.”
Wait, that doesn’t sound quite right. Are you sure? Yes, I’m sure; but you may be thinking of, and confusing it with, a different committee: “In 2007, the YALSA Board of Directors approved changes to the Selected DVD & Videos for Young Adults list, changing it to a thematic list called Fabulous Films for Young Adults, beginning with the 2009 lists. The Selected DVD & Videos lists named the best DVDs and videos released each year for young adults, through the 2008 list.”
2012”s list is Song and Dance. 2011 was Other Times / Other Places; 2010, Outside In: Rebellion vs Conformity; and 2009, Coming of Age Around the World. Lists can also be found from the Selected DVD & Video lists, from 1997 to 2008.
Stay tuned as I post about the policies and procedures for this committee!