The Science of Character investigates the neuroscience and social science that proves that we can shape who we are and who we want to be in the world.
Brain Power uncovers the parallels between a child’s brain development and the development of the global brain of Internet, and the best ways to shape both.
Engage asks people around the world to put their hand on their heart and think about how they want to live.
A Declaration of Interdependence is a rewriting of the Declaration of Independence to be a global Declaration of Interdependence. Music by Moby.
Facing the Future / The Friendship is a parody film about Facebook.
Yelp: With Apologies to Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” lampoons the addictions of our generation.
The Tribe is an unorthodox, unauthorized history of the Barbie doll and the Jewish people. By tracing the Barbie doll’s history, film asks: What does it mean to be an American Jew today? What does it mean to be a member of any tribe in the twenty- first century?
The Future Starts Here Series (2 Seasons)
The Future Starts Here Series, an Emmy-nominated series, explores what it means to be human in our increasingly connected world. Episodes relevant to the topics in this book are listed below:
Motherhood Remixed (6 mins)
Tech Etiquette (4 mins)
Why We Love Robots (5 mins)
The Participatory Revolution (3 mins)
The Creative Process (6 mins)
Idea Porn (4 mins)
A Case for Optimism (4 mins)
A Case For Dreaming (6 mins)
Punk Rock Diplomacy (5 mins)
Robots, Botox, and Google Glass (5 mins)
The Photosynthesis of Social Media (5 mins)
TransBoom (7 mins)
ParenTechnology (5 mins)
Creative Bondage (4mins)
The Future of Our Species (5mins)
Other Films on the Subject
Moby Music Video
Pope Francis tells the world to keep the Sabbath
Truth About Tech: Are Your Kids Hooked?
Films by the Author that Explore Issues in 24/6
Winner of 17 awards including Grand Jury Prizes and audience awards, Connected is a Sundance feature documentary that delves into Shlain’s love/hate relationship with technology and serves as the springboard for an exploration of modern life...and our interconnected future. (80 mins)
Dear Parent is the first film of our new series of short films (including Dear Student, Dear CEO, Dear Legislator, Dear Human, and more) about the relationship between character, technology, and humanity. These films are part of our global Character Day initiative. Find more films, discussion materials, and resources, and join a global conversation at CharacterDay.org.
30,000 Days explores the three-thousand-year history of humans wrestling with the question of how to live life with meaning and purpose.
The Adaptable Mind underscores the importance of skills we need to thrive in the twenty-first century, like curiosity, creativity, taking initiative, multidisciplinary thinking, and empathy.
Planned Parenthood has launched a new campaign, UNSTOPPABLE.
UNSTOPPABLE is about building a world, especially now when our rights are on the line, where each person has the freedom and ability to control their own body and lives.