International premiere

#FollowMe

#FollowMe

Nicolaas Veul, Duco Coops
Netherlands | 2018 | 50 min.

Language: Dutch, English, Italian, Russian
Filmy jsou promítány v českém znění
nebo s českými titulky

Category: One Zero

Reporter Nicolas decides to set up his first Instagram account and accumulate as many followers as possible. Over time, he becomes more interested in the social network's inner workings and uncovers a well-oiled machine based on fraud.

Instagram is like a showcase where people promote themselves. "All you see is this glamorous page. You don't see what’s happening behind the scenes," explains Mike, who works at Dovetale, a company that analyses social media. While users enthusiastically give likes to selfies, a brisk business with user accounts is under way behind the scenes. There are huge numbers of fake profiles, and internet bots are producing new followers for those who want to feel more successful. Can anything on Instagram be believed?

Director

Nicolaas Veul

Filmography
2018 - #FollowMe
2012 - Gay Champions

Duco Coops

Filmography
2018 - #FollowMe
2015 - Inside the Monkey Lab

Sales

Nicolaas Veul
VPRO
e-mail: n.veul@vpro.nl

Projection

09. 03. 19:30 DOX - Auditorium Film block International premiere Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of hearing Discussion Tickets
13. 03. 21:00 Municipal Library - Large Hall Film block Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of hearing Discussion Tickets
16. 03. 13:00 Evald Film block Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of hearing Discussion Tickets
17. 03. 13:30 Lucerna - Large Hall Tickets

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