:Web Junkie

Screening Schedule

20.08, 22:00, DOKU KINO PLLATO

Web Junkie

Israel/USA, 2013, Colour, 79 min

China is the first country to label “Internet addiction” a clinical disorder. With extraordinary intimacy, Web Junkie investigates a Beijing rehab center where Chinese teenagers are deprogrammed, focusing on three teens, their parents and the health professionals determined to help them kick their habit.

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Documentary director and producer Shosh Shlam’s film Last Journey into Silence (2001) won the award for best documentary at the Lublin, Columbine, and Haifa film festivals. Be Fruitful and Multiply (2005) was broadcast on Channel 2 in Israel, ZDF in Germany, and other European channels. Good Garbage (2012) was named the best documentary at the Shanghai and Fica film festivals.
Peabody Award–winning filmmaker Hilla Medalia has received three Emmy Award nominations. Her most recent film, Dancing in Jaffa, is participating in Sundance Institute's Film Forward and will debut in 2014. Previous films include To Die in Jerusalem (2007), After the Storm (2009), Happy You’re Alive (2010), and Numbered (2012). Medalia holds an MA from Southern Illinois University and is cofounder of kNow Productions.
Sundance 2014. Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014. DOXA DFF 2014. One World, Prague 2014. Millenium IDFF, Brussels 2014. Miami IFF 2014. Dallas IFF 2014.

Ana Vicente
Hatton Square Business Centre
16-16a Baldwins Gardens
EC1N 7RJ London, UK
+44 207 831 7252

Screening Schedule

20.08, 22:00, DOKU KINO PLLATO


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