Join us for a special FREE screening of SCREENAGERS, GROWING UP IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Students are welcome!
This film is appropriate for kids 10 years & older.
Friday, April 28th
Leigh High School Cafetorium
Doors open: 6:30 p.m.
Screening: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Please present tickets for admission.
Award-winning Screenagers probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and Internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists’ solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world.
About the Filmmaker
Delaney Ruston is a Stanford trained physician and social change documentary filmmaker who got the idea to make Screenagers while struggling with her kids over screen time. Looking around she saw the trends of more kids getting smart phones, more tech in schools, and more homework online and wondered what all this screen time meant. As a physician she wanted to understand the science of tech time on children’s development and as a mom she wanted to know what to do. Ultimately Delaney made Screenagers because she believes deeply in the importance of helping kids find balance in our tech-filled world. She is passionate about having the film be a vehicle to bring together parents, educators and kids so that change can happen not just in our homes but in our schools and communities too