Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, 12/4, 7 pm

The Churchill area schools invite the community to join us in viewing the movie Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age at the Churchill High School auditorium on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:00 pm. Admission is free.

For information about the film, visit www.screenagersmovie.com.

Families can take advantage of the Parent Guide to prepare for the movie and help with strategies for setting limits at home.

Las escuelas del are de Churchill invita a toda la comunidad a ver la pelicula Screenagers: Creciendo en una era digital, en el auditorio de la escuela de Churchill el dia Martes, Diciembre 4 a las 7:00 pm. Sera completamente Gratis.

Para mas informacion acerca de la pelicula por favor visitar www.screenagersmovie.com.

Familia pueden aprovechar de la guia de padres para prepararse al ver la pelicula y puedan tener mas estrategias para poder poner limites en sus casas.


“Physician and filmmaker, Delaney Ruston decided to make SCREENAGERS when she found herself constantly struggling with her two kids about screen time. Ruston felt guilty and confused, not sure what limits were best, especially around mobile phones, social media, gaming, and how to monitor online homework. Hearing repeatedly how other parents were equally overwhelmed, she realized this is one of the biggest, unexplored parenting issues of our time.

As a director, Ruston turned the camera on her own family and others—revealing stories of messy struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. We meet Hannah, a 14-year old victim of social media bullying who struggled trying to hide her social media use from her mom. And Andrew, whose love of video games turned into an addiction taking him from earning straight A’s to flunking out of college.

Interwoven into these stories, are cutting edge science and insights from thought leaders Peggy Orenstein, Sherry Turkle, Simon Sinek, as well as leading brain scientists who present evidence on the real changes in the brain when kids are on screens. SCREENAGERS goes far beyond exposing the risks of screen time, it reveals multiple approaches on how parents and educators can work with kids to help them achieve a healthy amount of screen time.”

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