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, 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:

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

Films by the Author that Explore Issues in 24/6

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)

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.

Making of a Mensch travels back in history to look at ideas around developing one’s character through the lens of the ancient Jewish teachings of Mussar.