I Am Gen Z

(I Am Gen Z)

Anxiety and depression. Loss of privacy. Sleep or eating disorders. These are just some problems linked to mobile phone addiction. Members of the Z generation seem to be the most affected by them.

When the first iPhone was introduced in 2007, it was a revolution comparable to the invention of the printing press. For members of the Z generation (people born between 2006 and 2012), the ubiquity of mobiles and the Internet is the norm – they’ve never even known another world. What is the impact on their concentration, ability to build relationships, and mental health in general? Director Liz Smith’s film offers a remarkably thorough answer via the testimony of neuroscience and behavioural psychology experts, but the same space is given to members of the Z generation themselves through authentic recordings published on social networks.

About the film

Director: Liz Smith
Great Britain
2021 | 100 min.

Language: English

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor and indoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Czech premiere

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Category

Connection Lost

Director

Liz Smith

Filmography
2020 - I Am Gen Z

Liz Smith

Screenings

18. 05. 20:00 Jeden svět živě: Stream
CSL Interpretation CART Real-time translation
DiscussionHynek Trojánek, community manager IuRe/Digital Freedom
Eliška Pírková, Europe Policy Analyst, Access Now
Karolína Presová, sociologist and founder of Replug me
23. 05. 20:30 Praha: Klubovna
DiscussionJana Patočková, copywriter and publicist, Heroine
24. 05. 18:30 Třebíč: Komunitní centrum Moravia
26. 05. 17:00 Plzeň: Moving Station
02. 06. 17:30 Tišnov: Kino Svratka
02. 06. 19:00 Praha: Městská knihovna
04. 06. 18:00 Brno: Kino Art
05. 06. 20:30 Praha: Kino Lucerna

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