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 time 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 youth development and offers solutions on how adults can empower their kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.

YWCA Mankato and Project 4 Teens are teaming up to bring you this screening of SCREENAGERS, followed by a 30 minute discussion/Q&A!


Who: students (6th-12th grades only), their parents, and any adults who work with them
When: Monday, December 17th, 2018
Where: Mankato West High School Auditorium
Cost: $5 students/ $10 adult

Please note, no one under the age of 10 will be admitted in the auditorium.


6:30 PM Doors Open
7:00 PM - Screening
8:00 - 8:30 PM Discussion/Q&A

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