Asks what exactly is the internet and what is it doing to our children? Taking us on a journey from the bedrooms of British teenagers to the world of Silicon Valley, filmmaker Beeban Kidron suggests that rather than the promise of free and open connectivity, young people are increasingly ensnared in a commercial world. Beguiling and glittering on the outside, it can be alienating and addictive. Quietly building its case, InRealLife asks if we can afford to stand by while our children, trapped in their 24/7 connectivity, are being outsourced to the net?
Certificate: 15 Distributor: Dogwoof
Dir. Beeban Kidron, UK, 2013, 90 mins, documentary
Satellite Event, Sunday 22nd September, 2013 – special screenings across the UK. Read more here.