Netizens

Saturday, February 29, at 10:00 am in Bruce (S208)

DIRECTOR

Cynthia Lowen

COUNTRY

USA

RUNNING TIME

96 mins

YEAR

2018

LANGUAGE

English

ABOUT THE FILM

Anyone on the Internet is susceptible to the devastating repercussions of online harassment – particularly women. As the next civil rights frontier goes digital, this chilling dispatch from the dark side of the Web exposes the shocking proliferation of predatory cyberstalking, and a justice system reluctant to confront misogynistic digital abuse as a prosecutable crime. Highlighting three besieged women valiantly fighting back against the Internet’s most malevolent forces – invasion of privacy, impersonation and revenge porn – this infuriating investigation provides an unflinching look at how anonymous online threats can quickly escalate into physical danger, and what can be done to stop it.

Advisory: extremely coarse language and descriptions of sexual violence. May not be appropriate for all viewers.

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