In partnership with Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival, Reel Asian is proud to co-present the Canadian premiere screening of Web Junkie for Mental Health Week. Filmmakers Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia provide audiences with an intimate view into one of Beijing's "rehabilitation camps" dedicated to helping Chinese youths treat their online addiction. A fascinating documentary highlighting the modern existential profile of our era.
Directors: Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia
Tuesday May 6, 7:00pm
Workman Arts (651 Dufferin St)
China is the first country to label “Internet addiction” a clinical disorder. With extraordinary intimacy, Web Junkie investigates a Beijing rehab center where Chinese teenagers are deprogrammed, focusing on three teens, their parents and the health professionals determined to help them kick their habit. Trailer
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