WORLD PREMIERE Director Michael Kleiman follows Peruvian families living in remote regions as their children experience the One Laptop per Child program, gaining access to the Internet for the first time. Web considers both the benefits and complications that arise from digital connections. Alongside the poignant and sometimes humorous local stories, Kleiman interviews leading thinkers on the Internet including author Clay Shirky, Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales and One Laptop founder Nicholas Negroponte for an insightful look at our times.
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Viewfinders section co-presented with The Trade Commission of Peru in New York & Prom Peru and History Films.
Director: MICHAEL KLEIMAN
Producer: Michael Pertnoy, Michael Kleiman, Stefan Nowicki, & Joey Carey
Cinematographer: Humberto Saco, Cesar Fajardo, Josh Miller, & Julien Diaz
Editor: Michael Kleiman & Michael Pertnoy
Music: Dan Teicher
Language: English & Spanish