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Connected The Film

Free
iPhone / iPad
Genres:
  • Entertainment
  • Education
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Welcome to the "Connected the Film" App!

* World Premiere - Sundance 2011*
* Official Selection - 2012 US State Department's American Film Showcase*
* Winner of 13 awards & accolades including:
"Disruptive Innovation Award" 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Best Documentary, Best Director and Audience Awards

This app includes:
* Bonus films
* How to find a screening
* How to host a screening
* Discussion tools for screenings and educators
* How to order an Educator's Edition of Connected
* Ability to record a film review
* Declare and join our map of "interdependence"
* Ability to record your own "declaration of interdepdence"
* Receive a free customized version of our short film
* Pre-order the DVD

Synopsis:
Have you ever faked a restroom trip to check your email? Slept with your laptop? Or become so overwhelmed that you just unplugged from it all? In this funny, eye-opening, and inspiring film, Director Tiffany Shlain takes audiences on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride to discover what it means to be connected in the 21st century. Equal parts documentary and memoir, the film unfolds during a year in which technology and science become a matter of life and death for the director. Using a brilliant mix of animation, archival footage, and home movies, Shlain reveals the surprising ties that link us not only to the people we love but also to the world at large.
Connected has inspired thousands of people to reevaluate the surprising ties that link us all to the ones we love and to the world at large. This groundbreaking film has been featured at hundreds of organizations, schools, corporations and conferences as an entertaining cause-related catalyst for conversation about what it means to be connected in the 21st Century.