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The Social Dilemma Screening & Discussion
July 19, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
How is social media affecting our health and well-being? Can it be used for good? The Ethical Society of St. Louis invites you to a discussion focused on the relationships between health, social media and well-being, through the lens of themes raised in The Social Dilemma.
We will watch the docudrama on Zoom at 5:30 p.m. (sharp) Monday, July 19, and then Social Media Manager Louise Jett will lead a discussion of the film at 7:15 p.m. (The movie is one hour and 34 minutes long.) If you like, you are welcome to view the film on your own time on Netflix and join us for the discussion only.
Zoom ID 384 422 5785.
Film synopsis: The Social Dilemma is a 2020 Netflix docudrama directed by Jeff Orlowski and written by Orlowski, Davis Coombe, and Vickie Curtis. The film features interviews with many former employees, executives, and other professionals from top tech companies and social media platforms such as Facebook, Google, and Apple. It explores the rise of social media and its adverse effects on society, including its impact on mental health.