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November 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pmFree
University Lake School in Hartland invites you to attend a FREE viewing of the documentary ‘Screenagers’, and what great timing with the holidays to focus on family time! The event will be on Friday, November 22nd of the award-winning documentary, SCREENAGERS: Growing up in the Digital Age, at 5:30 pm. Please meet at the Treiber Theater.
Screenagers event schedule:
5:30 p.m. – “Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital Age.” This award-winning film delves into family struggles over social media, video games and academics. The film offers solutions on how we can help our kids navigate the digital world.
7 p.m. – “Screenagers: The Next Chapter.” This film looks at the high stress, anxiety and depression experienced by some young people in the digital age, and solutions for improvement in adolescent well-being.
There will be a 20-minute discussion following each movie.
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Screenagers is a documentary created and directed by Delaney Ruston, a physician and film director. The film describes what it is like growing up in a tech-saturated world and the importance of balance between screen time and screen-free time. Through poignant stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, Screenagers reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions for adults who hope to empower their children to establish the right balance.
Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that happening with her own kids and began a quest to uncover how it might impact their development. As with her other two award-winning documentaries on mental health, Ruston takes a deeply personal approach as she probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and also offers solutions on how adults can empower their kids to best navigate the digital world to find balance.
SCREENAGERS addresses the most pervasive parenting issue of our time head on—depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction. The film empowers kids to best navigate the digital world and provides practical resources to help them do it.