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Screenagers Movie Event

Last Updated: 01/29/2018


Screenagers Encore Movie Event
Join Hanover Public Schools and the Office of Family and Community Engagement at Screenagers Movie Event!

Hanover High School
287 Cedar Street
January 31, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 PM

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What is Screenagers?
Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. She wondered about the impact of all this time and about the friction occurring in homes and schools around negotiating screen time—friction she knew all too well. In SCREENAGERS, as with her award-winning documentaries on mental health, Delaney takes a deeply personal approach as she probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.

Why Attend This Event?
We encourage families to attend this event with their middle and high school students. We are excited to offer this free and exclusive opportunity as part of our “Choose Presence” campaign to help support students and families as we all navigate the challenges of our digital lives.

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