China is the first country to label internet addiction a clinical disorder. Web Junkie exposes a Beijing rehab centre where Chinese teenagers are being "deprogrammed".
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.
- Shosh Shlam & Hilla Medalia, Web Junkie — Screen International
- Watch an Internet Addict Confess to a 300-Hour Warcraft Binge — Wired
- China’s Web Junkies — The New York Times
- Sundance Women Directors: Meet Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia — IndieWire
- Behind "Web Junkie," a Documentary About China's Internet-Addicted Teens — Vice
- Web Junkie Directors Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia — Filmmaker Magazine
- Sundance 2014: Our 11 Most Anticipated Films — Film.com
- The Internet is the Hot-Button Issue for Documentaries This Year at Sundance — IndieWire
All posts about this release from the dogwoof blog
May 8th, 2014
We have four documentary films in the festival line up
May 1st, 2014
Dogwoof documentaries Web Junkie and Manakamana will screen at the festival