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General News · 13th May 2022
CCHA Family Support - Desta
Teen Szene, Cortes PAC, Family Support and Folk U invite you to a documentary film screening and discussion.

When: 7pm, Friday, May 13
Where: Linnaea Ed Centre
Who: Teens and their adults, 10-12yos accompanied by their adults. Younger siblings? Contact

Watch the trailer:

Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. She wondered about the impact of all this and about the friction occurring in homes and schools around negotiating screen time—friction she knew all too well.

In SCREENAGERS, as with her award-winning documentaries on mental health, Delaney takes a deeply personal approach as she probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.


"Must see for anyone with kids in their lives."

"We are exposing a whole generation of children to rapid phase media and we have no clue what it does to the brain."

"It's not a teen problem, it's an all of us problem."