Director: Peter Sollett
Stars: Victor Rasuk, Judy Marte, Melonie Diaz, Silvestre Rasuk

We all love Kids for its comical glorification of NYC teenagers, but to us, Raising Victor Vargas feels a lot more authentic. The sweet (not sappy) story of adolescent love is also an ode to the Lower East Sideā€”the real L.E.S., minus the misanthropic gerbils who hang out at Supreme.