THE SOCIAL DILEMMA

THE SOCIAL DILEMMA

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This film is part of the 2020 DOC NYC Short List for Feature Documentaries. Please note that It is not available for streaming via DOC NYC. Netflix subscribers may watch the film on Netflix. 

Facebook, Google, and YouTube quickly became part of our daily lives. Now users are starting to question their downsides of isolation, addiction, and the spread of fake news. In The Social Dilemma, we find some of their biggest critics are people in the tech industry who used to work for these companies, such as Tristan Harris and Jeff Seibert, formerly of Google and Twitter. But how do you make technology’s hidden forces of manipulation visible? Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski solves the problem by casting actors to depict a family caught in familiar scenes of technology’s dark side. (Courtesy of Netflix)

Director: Jeff Orlowski
Executive Producer: Laurie David, Heather Reisman, Linda A. Cornfield, David J. Cornfield, Jill Ahrens, Ryan Ahrens, Ben Renzo, Lynda Weinman, Bruce Heavin, Hallee Adelman, Ivy Herman; Co-Executive Producer: Micheline Klagsbrun, Ken Grossinger, Natalie Orfalea, Lou Buglioli, Shannon O'Leary, Joy David Stone, David Boies
Producer: Larissa Rhodes; Co-Producer: Stacey Piculell, Daniel Wright
Writer: Vickie Curtis, Davis Coombe, Jeff Orlowski
Cinematographer: John Behrens, Jonathan Pope
Editor: Davis Coombe
Music: Mark Crawford
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Publicist: JMP Verdant