Tiffany Shlain the film maker once pretended having to go to the bathroom during dinner so that she could check her email on her phone. It might not be too shocking to reveal, but for her it was a wake-up call one that comes close to capturing Connected in a nutshell. Connected is her upcoming movie project with small personal touches to which many web-addicted people can easily relate. It touches the heart and nerve of our over-connected society which can be damaging on both a personal and global level. It urges to unplug technology to really connect.
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As per the director, Connected will help create a global conversation about what it means to be connected in the 21st century. Have you ever faked a restroom trip to check your email? Slept with your laptop? Or become so overwhelmed that you just unplugged from it all? In this funny, eye-opening, and inspiring film, director Tiffany Shlain takes audiences on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride to discover what it means to be connected in the 21st century. Using a brilliant mix of animation, archival footage, and home movies, Shlain reveals the surprising ties that link us not only to the people we love but also to the world at large. A personal film with universal relevance, Connected explores how, after centuries of declaring our independence, it may be time for us to declare our interdependence instead.