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19 October 2011

Play Again

I found a link to this video on the PYP Library Facebook page.


text from the YouTube page:

Uploaded by  on May 10, 2011
"PLAY AGAIN is a new, award-winning documentary about the consequences of a childhood removed from nature. At a time when children play more behind screens than outside, PLAY AGAIN explores the changing balance between the virtual and natural worlds. Is our connection to nature disappearing down the digital rabbit hole? To find out more, please visit us at www.playagainfilm.com or www.facebook.com/playagainfilm."

Watch this interview with the Producer:

text from the YouTube page:

Uploaded by  on Jun 27, 2011
"Interview with PLAY AGAIN producer, Meg Merrill, at the Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington D.C."


You can read about the film at its webpage http://playagainfilm.com/film-synopsis/
"One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. Information now appears with a click. Overseas friends are part of our daily lives. And even grandma loves Wii.
But what are we missing when we are behind screens? And how will this impact our children, our society, and eventually, our planet?"