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'Eighth Grade' Director Bo Burnham On Growing Up With Anxiety — And An Audience

The former YouTube star explores adolescence in the age of social media in his film Eighth Grade. "This awful D-list celebrity pressure I had experienced onstage has now been democratized," he says.

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Director Bo Burnham On Growing Up With Anxiety — And An Audience

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