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I AM GEN Z
(101 min) UK/US
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SUNDAY 10/24, 4:30 PM (SESSION 8)

Director: Liz Smith
Producer: Chantelle De Carvalho

Description:

Through expert interviews and the web lens of Generation Z, the documentary explores how the digital revolution is impacting our society, our brains and mental health, how the forces driving it are working against humanity and have put us on a dangerous trajectory that has huge ramifications for this first generation growing up with mobile digital technology.

Biography:

Liz Smith started her career in media and in the late 90s joined one of Silicon Valley’s early internet companies, Yahoo!. In 2002 she made the decision to change career path and left to study at The London Film School and has been working as a filmmaker ever since. Liz is interested in what makes human beings tick, and how psychology, philosophy and politics drive contemporary behavior. She is a mental health advocate, the host of What’s Going On In Your Head? and the co-founder and creator of The Secret Illness.

Chantelle De Carvalho
began her career in the entertainment industry in the theatre, directing and acting in contemporary and classic works. As Head of Production for Film38 and Entertaining: TV she oversaw all production activity for varied commercial projects for top international digital agencies and premium brands and was Development Executive in charge of feature film production. She formed Coco&Claude Films Ltd to develop and produce a slate of feature film projects and other narrative works. Chantelle’s award-winning short films have screened at several international film festivals while her feature film credits include, The Hatching, a comedy/beast horror, The Secret Philosophy, an art house drama, Credo, a supernatural thriller aka The Devil’s Curse and Copposites, a body-swap comedy.

Contact Information:

w: http://iamgenzfilm.com
e: chantelle@cocoandclaude.com



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