Portret reżysera rozmawiającego z robotem. | Portrait of a director talking to a robot.
Sunday October 18 20:00 - 21:20

They're tracking us, not kidding, but we wanted them to...

A ciné-club meeting with Brett Gaylor, director of The Internet of Everything.

A hackneyed, memetic Twitter quote goes:
My wife asked me why I was speaking so softly at home.
I told her I was afraid Mark Zuckerberg was listening!
She laughed. I laughed.
Alexa laughed. Siri laughed.

Join an event dedicated to The Internet of Everything. Both a film and a TV series, this project explores the cultural and social implications of our networked and interconnected future. Is the Internet of things a dream or a potential nightmare?

During the evening, we will present two episodes of the series. Director Brett Gaylor, joining from Canada, will introduce his project and give a talk on the role of media makers in shaping uplifting new narratives about digital culture that will lead to futures we can look forward to.

The innovation and digital-economy specialist, Jan Zygmuntowski, will then join in live from a Warsaw studio to open the discussion. How can disillusionment with techno-optimism be overcome to envision a digital culture that fosters a different kind of social contract, which is probably more utopian, yet still achievable?

After the discussion, the 52-minute film will be available online for 48 hours at Ninateka, from October 18, 9.00 pm to October 20, 8.59 pm.

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