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Selfless: Loneliness in the Social Media Age

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Catalogue Number:  PR4808
Producer:  Passion River Films
Subject:  Current Events, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health, Psychology, Social Media, Social Sciences, Sociology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2020
Running Time:  91:05


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Everywhere you go heads are down with faces not engaged in one another which brings forth the question, ‘Where are we leading the next generation?’ Anxiety and narcissism are at the height of their existence, while Gen Z has never known life without iPhone in hand, internet, and social networks. The experiment with technology is happening right now and most of us - especially teens - do not even know they are in it.

The feature documentary, selfless, opens conversation to the ever growing epidemic with selfies, social media and technology and how it is affecting us body, mind, and soul. This story pushes away doom and gloom offering a bright, beautiful film filled with ​messages of hope as we navigate this challenging time we live in.

WINNER: Award of Excellence – Impact Docs Award



"…the ultimate must-see documentary for the younger generation today." - Female Eye Film Festival

"selfless is a masterpiece" - DOC Canada


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