Politics of the Internet

Various Directors | 
Various |
 2013-2018 | 
67 minutes

Mixing net.art aesthetics with found footage, this collection of short films offers a refreshing, yet poignant critique of global capitalism and technology.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:30pm
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck | 
Germany/Brazil |
 2018 | 
88 minutes

When Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his dormitory at Harvard in 2004, he meant the platform to be used as a tool to “share anything with anyone.” Little did he know just how far and fast the concept would spread. Social media has become an integral part of how we live our daily lives. From hot takes on the latest news item to images of what we ate for breakfast—we share, and we do it often.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 9:15pm
Maxim Pozdorovkin | 
US/Russia |
 2018 | 
78 minutes

The film recounts how, over the past 20 years, Vladimir Putin has systematically eliminated and discredited Russian independent media, replacing it with a centrally controlled broadcast system that has little regard for the truth.

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 6:45pm
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:30pm