Since its initial episode in 1998, MTV's award-winning True Life documentary series has told remarkable real-life stories of young people and the unusual subcultures they inhabit. Whether documenting the lives of gay marriage activists, individuals dealing with obesity, or teens in high school--the True Life series tells its stories solely from the varied voices and points-of-view of its characters--putting the series in the unique position of reflecting the state of youth culture at any given moment. Please Preview.

Here's a sample video of True Life: I'm Living Off the Grid, Part 1 of 5
Two young people survive in the wild as they leave the luxuries of everyday life to live completely in nature.

For full-screen presentation and to access Parts 2 - 5 click on the True Life link.

Other True Life titles (click on the title):
I'm Graduating High School
I Can't Stay Thin
I'm a Compulsive Shopper
I'm Deaf
I Live Another Life On the Web
I Have Schizophrenia (three people deal with their illnesses)
I Have Schizophrenia (Sarah's story)
I'm Under Peer Pressure
I'm On a Diet
I'm Coming to America
I Want the Perfect Body II
I Need Anger Management
I'm Getting Out of Prison
I'm an Alcoholic
I Panic
I Live In the Projects
I Stutter
I'm the New Kid In Town
I Live On the Border
I Have Autism
I'm Supporting My Family