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  • 2019 Talent Forum

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With technology increasingly driving all aspects of our society, we are moving quickly toward becoming a "technopoly." Using a visual-essay documentary form, we will explore the unintended and often dehumanizing consequences of our society's embedded belief that technological progress will lead to the betterment of humanity. Is technological progress inevitable? Are we all increasingly isolated? Do we really have agency to direct its course? The film will be a critical and reflective meditation on these questions, using cinematic language that evokes the body and nature to counter the myth of technological progress.

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