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Social Cinema: The Social Dilemma (2020) Q&A w/ Nora Benavidez

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Social Cinema: The Social Dilemma (2020) Q&A w/ Nora Benavidez

Film
Wednesday, April 13
6 - 7:15 pm
Cost: Free
Join WUD Film for Social Cinema: The Social Dilemma (2020) Q&A w/ Nora Benavidez.
This film is a part of WUD Film's annual Social Cinema series in collaboration with the Havens Wright Center for Social Justice at UW-Madison.

Social Cinema 2022 will be entirely online this spring – both the streaming of the films and the post-screening discussions led by a series of outstanding speakers.

This is a two-step process.

Step 1: Watch the film. Watch the film at your convenience prior to the online film discussion. In order to watch “The Social Dilemma” you will need access to Netflix. For the synopsis and trailer, see below.

Step 2: Participate in the online discussion. This is a separate stand-alone event with Nora Benavidez scheduled for April 13 (see below).

Registration is required for this event, which is free and open to all.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-cinema-the-social-dilemma-tickets-306765432667


About the Film: 
USA | 94 min | PG-13 | Online | Dir. Jeff Orlowski
Tech experts from Silicon Valley sound the alarm on the dangerous impact of social networking, which Big Tech use in an attempt to manipulate and influence.

Watch the Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaaC57tcci0


About the Discussion Presenter:
Nora Benavidez is Senior Counsel and Director of Digital Justice and Civil Rights at Free Press, which is dedicated to giving people a democratic voice in the crucial decisions that shape the media. Nora manages the organization’s efforts around platform and media accountability to defend against digital threats to democracy. She previously served as the director of PEN America’s U.S. Free Expression Programs, where she guided the organization’s national advocacy agenda on First Amendment and free-expression issues, including press freedom, disinformation defense and protest rights.
 


For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

This film is a part of WUD Film's annual Social Cinema series in collaboration with the Havens Wright Center for Social Justice at UW-Madison.

Social Cinema 2022 will be entirely online this spring – both the streaming of the films and the post-screening discussions led by a series of outstanding speakers.

This is a two-step process.

Step 1: Watch the film. Watch the film at your convenience prior to the online film discussion. In order to watch “The Social Dilemma” you will need access to Netflix. For the synopsis and trailer, see below.

Step 2: Participate in the online discussion. This is a separate stand-alone event with Nora Benavidez scheduled for April 13 (see below).

Registration is required for this event, which is free and open to all.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-cinema-the-social-dilemma-tickets-306765432667


About the Film: 
USA | 94 min | PG-13 | Online | Dir. Jeff Orlowski
Tech experts from Silicon Valley sound the alarm on the dangerous impact of social networking, which Big Tech use in an attempt to manipulate and influence.

Watch the Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaaC57tcci0


About the Discussion Presenter:
Nora Benavidez is Senior Counsel and Director of Digital Justice and Civil Rights at Free Press, which is dedicated to giving people a democratic voice in the crucial decisions that shape the media. Nora manages the organization’s efforts around platform and media accountability to defend against digital threats to democracy. She previously served as the director of PEN America’s U.S. Free Expression Programs, where she guided the organization’s national advocacy agenda on First Amendment and free-expression issues, including press freedom, disinformation defense and protest rights.
 


For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

Presented by:

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WUD Film

film@union.wisc.edu
608-262-1143

Havens Wright Center for Social Justice Logo

Havens Wright Center for Social Justice

https://havenswrightcenter.wisc.edu/

With support from:

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The James

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