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Catalogue Number:  TVP106
Producer:  Video Project, Inc.
Subject:  Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health, Psychology, Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2015
Running Time:  75:36


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Carebot Alice is sent off to three elderly single women in assisted living facilities, and is met with suspicion from the women, their families, and their caregivers. Can a robot build a human relationship? Can it provide similar benefits to what is given by a relationship with a human being? Will Alice be able to motivate the women to tackle their social isolation?

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WINNER
Pariscience International Film Festival, Prix Gran Ecran
NWO/KNAW, Eureka Award

 

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Vision du Reel
DOCVILLE
Shine Bosch Arts Festival
Dutch Language Festival
Print Screen Festival
Open City Documentary Festival
New Zealand International Film Festival
Film by the Sea
Nederlands Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
Pariscience International Film Festival
CPH: DOX
Inconvenient Films
Ânûû-rû Âboro
360º Film Festival
InScience Film Festival
Leeds International Film Festival
The Tel-Aviv Utopia Festival
NWO/KNAW
DocPoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival
Salem Film Festival
One World Human Rights Documentary Festival
Imagésanté Festival
Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
American Documentary Film Festival
The cinematheque: Frames of Mind
Filmtheater De Nieuwe Scene
Legacy Film Festival on Aging
CNEX - Taiwan
DOKUart


“A remarkable representation of how technology can be combined with human care to support seniors living independently [...] the content brings science and sentiment together in an exceptionally moving way.” - Variety


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