SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world.

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TESTIMONIALS

"Screenagers is a very balanced, sympathetic and sane look at the way millions of teens are struggling with phones and games and technology in general. In part by letting the teens themselves speak about their own concerns and solutions. Screenagers is deeply affecting, too."
— Dave Eggers,  Author

"It's a MUST SEE for anyone with kids in their lives!"
— Martha Adams, Chief Creative Officer for Girl Rising

"I saw "Screenagers" two days ago at my son's school PS276 NYC.  It was an incredible eyeopener to me...Most that was presented was not new to me, but the way it was presented got totally under my skin and pointed out exactly what we are dealing with in my family.  I thank you so much for sharing, this already has brought changes into our life."
— Kirsten R. C. , New York Parent

"My husband and I have just been very concerned about this issue for some time, and as I'm a geneticist at UCSF Children's Hospital Oakland, I'm very interested in the science behind it. The film is first rate- you've made a REMARKABLE piece: thoughtful, provocative and beautifully filmed and edited."  
— 
Beth T., Geneticist at UCSF Children’s Hospital

 

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